More than 2,000 live snakes worth an estimated 600,000 baht by officials have been seized at Suvarnabhumi Airport.
Benja Louichareon, director-general of the Customs Department, held a press briefing on Thursday to reveal the confiscation of the snakes.
Mrs Benja said on Tuesday authorities received a tip-off that a wildlife smuggling gang had smuggled a large quantity of the protected animals from Thailand to Hong Kong.
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