Thousands of pounds of illegal geoduck shipments seized at Sea-Tac

SEATAC, Wash. — State and federal wildlife officers spent Thursday doing what most of them dread most.
Pressure from poachers is threatening the survival of the giant clams in the wild. The busy cargo operations at Sea-Tac Airport don’t seem like the normal beat for fish and wildlife enforcement officers. But they were there gearing up for a day of activity most of these officers try to avoid. “We are up to our necks in paperwork,” said Washington State Fish & Wildlife Officer Tylar Stephenson

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