Authorities say a man tried to slither past US border agents in California by hiding 52 lizards and snakes in his clothing.
The man was driving a truck when he arrived at the San Ysidro border crossing with Mexico on February 25 and was detained for further inspection, according to a statement from US Customs and Border Protection. Agents found 52 live reptiles in small bags hidden in the man’s jacket, pockets, pants, and groin area according to the statement.
There were 9 snakes and 43 lizards. Authorities claim that some of the species are endangered. Follow us on Facebook to get new updates soon as possible.