News related to Animals & Animal Products
- Detector dog discovers smuggled tiger penis - 13 May 2010
A Cambodian woman arriving at Auckland Airport from Singapore on Saturday 8 May was found smuggling what is suspected to be a tiger pizzle (penis) and a tiger gallbladder.
- Spider man caught and fined - 27 July 2009
An Auckland man was sentenced in the Manukau District Court last week for the illegal importation of spiders and must pay a fine of $4,000 as well as investigation and court costs totalling $630.00.
- Passenger biosecurity keeping out high-risk goods - 30 July 2012
A survey shows the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is stopping international air passengers bringing in goods with a high chance of damaging New Zealand’s biosecurity, but suggests the ministry could do more to stop lower risk items.