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.
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.