HA NOI (VNS)— About 100 kilos of snakes were seized in the capital's Tu Liem District on Thursday afternoon, reports the Ha Noi's Environmental Police.
They were being illegally transported to the city for consumption, the report says.
The copperheads were transported by coach from the south before they were discovered in a hired taxi's trunk at My Dinh station. They had suffocated due to the hot weather, the police said.
The case is currently under investigation.-VNS