Endangered tortoises seized en route to Malaysia


PETALING JAYA:  In the largest seizure of its kind in Madagascar, Customs officers there seized more than 700 critically endangered tortoises from being smuggled to Malaysia.

According to reports, the seizure of the 771 tortoises, "the size of a tennis ball," were made on Monday.

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