Men Attempt to Smuggle Baby Tiger Across Mexico/US Border in a Camaro

A cute little face does not mean you should try to take it home with you. Two men took this baby tiger and tried to bring it across the border back to the US. They were driving a Camaro and were stopped when they said they had nothing to declare. The secondary check revealed this animal. They were asked about it and they said, "it is just a cat." You might have ample leg room in your Camaro but you should probably use it for something else other than exotic and endangered animals.

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Key Takeaways:

1. Two men tried to smuggle a baby tiger across the border.

2. They were asked about the animal and they said, "it is just a cat."

3. The tiger they had is on the endangered species list.

Quote: "CBP officers discovered a baby tiger lying on the floor of the front passenger side. The passenger told  inspectors the animal was "just a cat," according to an affidavit filed by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Special Agent Eduardo Nieves." (Tribune Media, 2017)

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