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Bobcat Carcass Found in Checked Bag at Midland International Airport

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MIDLAND - A bizarre discovery was made at the Midland International Airport on Wednesday.

Transportation Security Administration personnel found a bobcat carcass inside a checked bag at the Midland International Airport. TSA Officials made the discovery around 1 p.m..

The City of Midland tells NewsWest 9, the passenger, who is a Wyoming man, had been hunting animals in the Basin and was trying to take the bobcat back home.

The game warden was called out to the airport as the animal was not properly packaged.

The TSA and Texas Parks and Wildlife are investigating the incident.