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Bat Smuggler Arrested

CityNews – Officers from Doi Hom Pha Pok National Park arrested a smuggler on June 6 after he was caught trying to smuggle 2875 Stoliczka’s Trident Bats, claiming he was to sell them to a restaurant.

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The smuggler, Prasit Pakawan, was also in possession of a large number of bat traps.

The man admitted to catching the bats himself and was to sell them to a number of restaurants in the area.

He is awaiting prosecution.