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Bird smuggler
A smuggler of rare birds arrested by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection at a U.S. border

Smuggling is moving goods or people illegally, often across a border. In past centuries high tariffs were a major reason for smuggling. Drug smuggling or arms trafficking are modern forms of it. Illegal immigration is also called "People smuggling".

Smuggling is a common theme in literature, from Bizet's opera Carmen to the James Bond spy books (and later films) Diamonds Are Forever and Goldfinger.

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