13 May '11, 10pm

UAE man caught in Thailand with bear, panthers, leopards and monkeys in luggage. See pics here.

UAE man caught in Thailand with bear, panthers, leopards and monkeys in luggage. See pics here.

A hand out picture taken and released on May 13, 2011 by the wildlife protection group Freeland Foundation shows a baby bear sleeping in a cage after it was seized by Thai police at a Bangkok airport from a United Arab Emirates citizen who was attempting to smuggle several live, rare animals in his luggage out of the country. -- PHOTO: AFP/HO/FREELAND AND FOUNDATION BANGKOK - A MAN whose luggage contained a baby bear, a pair of panthers, two leopards and some monkeys was arrested as he tried to smuggle the live animals out of Thailand, police said on Friday. Noor Mahmoodr, a 36-year-old citizen of the United Arab Emirates, was detained soon after midnight by undercover officers at a Bangkok airport with the animals - all aged under two months - in his cases. The man, who was trying to get the creatures onto a first-class flight to Dubai from Suvarnabhumi airport, was charg...

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