Reptile smuggling is a serious threat to reptiles. For those of you who do not know, reptile smuggling is only second to drug smuggling worldwide. It's really sad that there are people who don't care that they are wiping out populations of wild reptiles. The only thing they care about is money:(
Take some time and click on the link to read about a smuggler who got caught. Yea for the tortoises! I hope they live long enough to be relocated back to where they came from.
Over ten percent of a species' total population found in smuggler's bag
Read more at http://news.mongabay.com/2013/0325-hance-ploughshare-trafficking.html#8H5TLUHrKGoEQzrL.99