Sharks Filled With Cocaine!!!

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It was really just a matter of time if you think about it:

The lengths to which drug smugglers will go to conceal their consignments was revealed when the Mexican navy said it had seized more than a tonne of cocaine stuffed inside frozen shark carcasses.

Masked naval officers cut open more than 20 carcasses filled with slabs of cocaine after checking a cargo ship in a container port in the state of Yucatan. [The Guardian]

Maybe the drug traffickers should train live sharks to smuggle cocaine, because that would be awesome and nobody would mess with them. Actually, if the drug war continues long enough, it's statistically probable that it will happen.

Regardless, this is another one of those crazy stories that just shows how ridiculous the drug war has become. Things like this aren’t supposed to happen, and if our drug policy made any sense, they wouldn't.
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"it's statistically probable that it will happen."

this is by far the funniest speakeasy blog i have ever read,

thank you!!

dan linn

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Dolphins

Dolphins would be more trainable than sharks.

Or maybe the drug smuggling submarine technology will advance to the point that they can make robotic sharks full of drugs. Then we're in real trouble.

Re: dolphins

For all we know, they may already have that stuff.

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