Swiss authorities have seized the heads of two rare wild goats, which were being smuggled across the Basel border as hunter trophies.

A Markhor goat.
A Markhor goat.

Pakistan’s national animal, Markhor goats have long, corkscrew horns and are currently classified as ‘near threatened.’ with a global population of around 2,500. Federal Customs Administration has launched an investigation into the attempted smuggling of the wildlife trophies.

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