Croc on a Qantas plane

2012-09-25 08:52
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Strange animal smuggling methods

You would never believe the things people do to get illegal animals across borders.

A tiny crocodile was found wandering around the cargo hold of a Qantas flight last week, the Telegraph reports.

Apparently the reptile was being transferred from Brisbane to Melbourne, but somehow managed to escape from its container during the two-hour journey.

Measuring around 60cm in length, the smallish specimen was easily caught and returned to its cage without incident once the aircraft arrived in Melbourne.

The airline has announced that an investigation will be undertaken to see whether it had been loaded appropriately by Australian Air Express, the cargo firm in charge of transporting the reptile.

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