The unusual shipment returned to Poland.  Live leeches were found inside

The parcel was sent to Norway from Szczecin. According to the description, it was supposed to contain 50 pieces of aquatic plants worth 150 euros (about PLN 640).

Since no one received the package, he returned to the country. The customs officers could not believe their eyes when they opened the package.

The shipment contained tightly sealed plastic bags filled with water. Instead of plants, it contained live leeches.

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Leeches are protected in the shipment. They were sent to a rehabilitation center

National Tax Administration staff requested assistance from the district veterinarian. The joint inspection showed that the seized specimens were Hirudo medicis, i.e. medicinal leeches, which are a protected species in Poland and are on the list of endangered animals.

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