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Police in Mexico City help with seizure of more than 100 exotic marine life

Mexico City, Mexico — More than 100 marine animals were seized from a pet shop in Mexico City Tuesday after environmental officials confirmed they were for illegal sale.

Mexico City police helped with the seizure of numerous varieties of marine life from a pet store in Mexico City aftre receiving numerous citizen complaints about the sale of exotic marine life.

Dozens of iguanas, crocodiles, frogs, fish, turtles and snakes were found on display in glass aquariums inside a shop in the colony of Venustiano Carranza, however, some were discovered living in buckets with water.

Elements of the Ministry of Public Security were part of the seizure of the animals that are considered exotic to own. All marine life were removed from the pet store and transferred to la Brigada Animal of the Ministry of Public Security of Mexico City.