Malaysian authorities have seized more than 5,000 baby turtles discovered in luggage at Kuala Lumpur airport.
Two Indian men were arrested after the 5,255 red-eared sliders – a semi-aquatic species of turtle – were found in baskets inside their suitcases.
Officials say the turtles are worth about $12,700 (£10,018) and were intended to be sold as pets in India.
Malaysia is a major transit point for wildlife smugglers, who typically go on to trade in other Asian countries. Read more