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Half Ton of Shark Fins Seized in Panama
By Sandrah Gurash, February 26, 2011 @ 04:55 PM (EST)
Source: The Washington Post

Customs inspectors at Tocumen International Airport, just outside of Panama City, Panama, found 421 kilos of shark fins in a shipment labeled, "dried fish."  

Gloria Moreno de Lopez, a Panamanian Customs Director, said the fins were from protected hammerhead sharks.  The container was being shipped from Ecuador to New York CIty.  

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