Ivory, bear bile and tiger skins: Confiscated contraband

A longer interview with Grant Miller from Border Force at Heathrow Airport's 'Dead Shed'
07 March 2018
Presented by Georgia Mills
Production by Georgia Mills.


Reptile skins and skulls apprehended at Heathrow.


When people take wildlife products over a border that is under the control of CITES. Some of it is illegal, and this is when Border Force step in, confiscating the items in question and when possible, returning them to the wild. But what do people bring through? Georgia Mills was shown the Dead Shed, by senior Border Force officer Grant Miller, a horrific stash of animal and plant products that had been confiscated at Heathrow Airport. This content may be upsetting to some people.


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