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Law Enforcers Crack Down on Illegal Wildlife Trade (Dec. 7)i
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December 07, 2012 1:01 PM
Wildlife law enforcers from Africa, Asia, and the United States are joining forces to crack down on poachers, smugglers, and black market dealers. International training efforts aim to improve cross-border investigations, especially between Africa and China -- the world's biggest consumer of illegal wildlife. Alex talks about it with VOA Bangkok correspondent Daniel Schearf.

Law Enforcers Crack Down on Illegal Wildlife Trade (Dec. 7)

Published December 07, 2012

Wildlife law enforcers from Africa, Asia, and the United States are joining forces to crack down on poachers, smugglers, and black market dealers. International training efforts aim to improve cross-border investigations, especially between Africa and China -- the world's biggest consumer of illegal wildlife. Alex talks about it with VOA Bangkok correspondent Daniel Schearf.

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