Travel surprise! TSA finds live Chihuahua in checked bag

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Credit: TSA

This person must have been looking to win the “wackiest thing Transportation Security Administration agents found on travelers this week” merit badge. TSA security officials found a real, live Chihuahua pooch in a checked hard-sided bag at New York’s La Guardia airport last week.

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According to the TSA, the dog had apparently stowed itself in the suitcase while the traveler was packing.

TSA said it “worked with the airline to identify the owner, and the two were happily reunited.”

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