Sweeping Extent of Global Trade in Wild Animals Revealed


A  recent comprehensive study of the international wildlife trade found almost one in five vertebrates that live on land are traded on wildlife markets.  This is a greater proportion than previously thought.  This international wildlife trade could have an impact on the transmission of zoonotic diseases. 

 

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Content Author: 
Giorgia Guglielmi
Content Source: 
Nature
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News