WHAT! WHY WOULD SOMEONE DO THIS?!
At JFK Airport, a passenger was arrested after authorities said he attempted to smuggle live birds concealed within hair rollers.
During inspection, they discovered 70 live finches in hair rollers inside a bag.
“CBP Agriculture Specialists are the first line of defense to prevent the introduction of animal diseases that have the potential to cause significant damage to the nation’s agricultural economy,” said Troy Miller, director of field operations, New York Field Office.
The birds were turned over to United States Department of Agriculture Veterinary Services.
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