A Sleepy Giant Seal Helped Foil an International Drug Smuggling Operation in Australia — TIME

Australian police have thwarted a billion-dollar international drug smuggling operation — reportedly with the help of a giant seal. An international investigation into the drug gang reached its climax last week after an abandoned yacht was found on the shoreline of Stick Island, off the coast of Western Australia, sparking a search for its occupants.…

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Veterinarian who smuggled heroin in puppies sentenced to 6 years in prison — NBC News Top Stories

One of the animals rescued, a Rottweiler named Heroina, grew up to become a drug-sniffing police dog in Colombia.

Image: Puppies rescued from a farm in Colombia destined for use as drug mules to the United States by Andres Lopez Elorza in 2005.
Puppies rescued from a farm in Colombia destined for use as drug mules to the United States by Andres Lopez Elorza in 2005.U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration via AP

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