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Demand Drives Illicit Global Animal Tradei
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September 09, 2013 7:51 PM
Thai and American officials are reporting progress in a combined effort to curb the global trade in illicit wildlife. But they say the problem is growing because of increased demand worldwide for endangered animals and lucrative parts of their bodies. VOA’s Steve Herman reports from Bangkok.

Demand Drives Illicit Global Animal Trade

Published September 09, 2013

Thai and American officials are reporting progress in a combined effort to curb the global trade in illicit wildlife. But they say the problem is growing because of increased demand worldwide for endangered animals and lucrative parts of their bodies. VOA’s Steve Herman reports from Bangkok.