Jail for ‘Pablo Escobar’ of bird egg smuggling

The ‘Pablo Escobar’ of bird egg smuggling was jailed for just over three years after he was caught at Heathrow Airport with up to £100,000 worth of rare eggs strapped to his body. Jeffrey Lendrum, 57, had 17 rare eggs of hawks, eagles and vultures taped to his chest and two chicks which had already hatched. Lendrum, a former member of the Rhodesian SAS, had flown in from South Africa and explained he was on his way to customs to…

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