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Special delivery

By: NATASHA SMITH

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WHEN CUSTOMS officers opened a package from Hong Kong marked “personal clothing”, they were shocked to find around 300 live scorpions and spiders. The insects, which included tarantulas, were hidden under clothing in bottles, boxes and nets. There was no return address on the package and police believe the insects were intended for a collector. The spiders and scorpions were handed to wildlife officers.
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