Deadly King Cobras Found In Chip Cans, Turtles In A Box

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) — A California man is under arrest, accused of smuggling king cobras in potato chip cans.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection arrested 34-year-old Rodrigo Franco after they found three deadly king cobras stuffed in the cans sent to him, according to CNN.

Authorities say he was arrested on suspicion of importing reptiles.

A news release says that agents also found three albino, Chinese soft-shelled turtles in the box, shipped through the U.S. Post Office.

If convicted, Franco could face up to 20 years in prison.

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