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  2/24/2014, Adar 24, 5774

34 Rare Parrots Found in Baggage at Ben Gurion Airport

Astute inspectors at Ben Gurion International Airport stopped two passengers who were accused of smuggling in two handbags containing 34 rare parrots. Authorities believe the parrots were intended for breeding and sale in Israel. The two suspects were traveling from Belgium to Israel when they were apprehended. They were detained for questioning.