Green Tree Frog    Litoria caerulea

Costa Rican authorities have seized 170 animals at Juan Santamaría International Airport from an alleged tourist.

German national Maciej, 31, was arrested while trying to smuggle 100 frogs, 50 snakes and 20 lizards into Panama.

Airport officials opened his suitcase and found the animals stuffed in small plastic bags.

Maciej is now facing up to three years in prison for violating Articles 72 and 76 of Costa Rica’s Wildlife Conservation Law.

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