Illegal Wildlife Trade
By: Elianny Rodriguez
▪ The illegal wildlife trade is decreasing biodiversity in
environments and driving rare species toward extinction.
A report released in 2013 found that
illegal transact in wildlife is the forth
largest against the law trade and was highly valued
at over $19 billion per year.
▪ It is known that the operate
is used to finance medication
and arms trade too.
▪ This summer 23 metric tons of
off white was seized: That
signifies 2, five-hundred
your five Most endangered species due to
illegal creature trade
1 ) Rhinos
Their horns; It's partly as a result of rumor that their
horns can cure malignancy and hangovers.
3. Underwater turtles
Becoming hunted because of their meat and eggs due to
wide demand for both. Frogs are also a product or service of bycatch.
One expression: Ivory.
Sharks are hunted for their fins, which are used since an
element in some soups. It is estimated that 73 million sharks are wiped out every year in this very cause.
• For each and every tiger or lion stuck in a zoo, " presently there
may be as much as 10 independently owned. ”
• You will find as little as several, 200 tigers in the outrageous
while practically double that amount are in zoos or
kept since pets.
A new study proves that the decline
of large potential predators and herbivores in all
areas of the world is causing
significant changes to all the Earth's
environments. The newspaper claims that the
loss of pinnacle predators coming from ecosystems
" may be humankind's most pervasive
influence upon nature. "
Removing height predators and large herbivores
impacts structure, function, and biodiversity of most
▪ The decrease of big felines from
regions of Africa induced the baboon
population to grow. This increased
indication of intestinal parasites
by baboons to humans since the
primates were forced to enquete
closer to human being settlements.
▪ Losing this animals triggers
extensive cascading down effects in
ecosystems around the world.
Not just Big Cats, Rhinos, and
▪ In least 18 species of
bird are decreasing in numbers or
▪ There are lower than 3, 1000
Hyacinth (Blue) macaws
kept due to unlawful
sobre. ria. 3rd there�s r
• The U. S. is an essential
destination for amazing
and decreasing in numbers wild
• Most of the wildlife
brought to China and
other Parts of asia
are used for food.
• Animals sent to North
and South usa,
as well as The european union are
mainly used as
high-class pets or for
their very own fur.
It occurs in countries all around the world
Key routes of animal
smuggling and prices.
• Because these animals happen to be brought to
the country illegally the CDC does not
get the chance to test all of them for
• Seventy-five percent of all new
infectious conditions originate from
• Prairie canines have been seen to carry
the plague and tularemia.
• In 2003 dozens of people in the
Midwest were troubled by the monkey
pox outbreak that was eventually
traced back to a Gambian rat from
The african continent. The animal was discovered in
an Illinois dog dealer's shed.
• Though these
obtained from the
wild and saved in
captivity they will
never drop their
At any instant
the animals have
recently been known to
pets to their
human being owners
March 3rd 2014 was the very first World Animals
Day which will focused on puting an end to illegal
wildlife trafficking and poaching.
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