30 Bengal Monitor Lizards Seized

 | Tue 9 Jun 2015 04:02 ICT

CityNews – A man attempting to smuggle 30 Bengal Monitor Lizards was arrested at a checkpoint in Op Luang after National Park officials found the animals in packed into plastic containers.


The man, identified as Surachai Thanyachompu, admitted to officials that the lizards were being illegally transported to be sold in the wild animal market in Mae Ta, Lamphun.

The man is awaiting prosecution.