01/29/2011 11:32 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Drug Smuggling Schemes Around The World

This week's discovery of a "pot catapult" being prepped as a way of transporting marijuana across the Arizona-Mexico border is only the latest in a serious of ingenious methods employed by drug dealers and international traffickers.

Earlier this month, Colombia police captured a carrier pigeon trying to fly into a jail with marijuana and cocaine paste strapped to its back, while last December, a German man reportedly disguised his marijuana plant with festive ornaments and twinkling lights. Dogs, snakes and even sharks are just a few of the animals also found to have acted as drug mules.

Take a look at some wacky drug-smuggling methods around the world here:

Wacky Drug Smuggling Methods