Smuggler Snuggles with Rapacious Reptiles
RENEE MONTAGNE, host:
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A strangely fat woman was stopped at the Gaza-Egypt border. The suspiciously shaped lady was searched by a female border guard and found, under her veils and robes, crocodiles - three smuggled creatures, 20 inches long, their jaws tied shut with string, strapped to her waist. The guard ran screaming. But once the madness died down, a checkpoint official allowed "everybody was admiring a woman who was able to tie crocodiles to her body."
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