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Sweeping Extent of Global Trade in Wild Animals Revealed

Submitted by tjsavage on October 8, 2019 - 09:25 AM

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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Nature

Content Author:

Giorgia Guglielmi

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