An Epidemic Of Wildlife Smuggling In Asia: The Rhino Horn Trade

TRAFFIC, the wildlife trade monitoring network, reports a worrying level of illegal trade of animals and plants in Asia for medicine, pets, and food, many of which are listed by CITES as critically endangered.

Two Vietnamese men were sentenced to prison in South Africa after rhino horns were found in their luggage at Johannesburg airport last year.

Read more in Asian Scientist

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