More snakes on a plane

The Associated Press is reporting that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has fined a man $800 for flying dead snakes and birds inside his luggage from South Korea to Atlanta.

Last month, security officers at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport found 30 snakes, a dead bird and pieces of several other birds in his luggage.

Darwin Huggins, Fish and Wildlife agent in charge of Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina, said,

"They’re typically used in traditional Chinese or Asian medicine,” said. ”Some of the snakes had scorpions in their mouths. And they were preserved in wine. It’s a medicinal type wine that certain cultures drink."

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