Malaysian Cops Heard About A Freakish Creature On The Loose – And This Is What They Discovered

Image: via Extra.ie
Image: via Extra.ie

Was it a natural-born mutant or the unearthly creation of genetic engineers? Or was it something else entirely? In October 2017, startling images of a bizarre and apparently never-before-seen animal emerged on the internet in Malaysia, prompting police to launch an investigation.

In fact, Malaysia is notorious as a hub for wildlife trafficking. Endangered species, exotic pets and illegal animal products frequently pass through the country to other destinations in Asia. In July 2017, for example, officials seized nearly a million dollars in ivory tusks and pangolin scales at Kuala Lumpur airport on one single weekend.

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