Reports indicate that wildlife trade is a mega industry worth more than $73 billion and that it employs more than one million people. You see the problem? Check out our video explaining everything.
- The recent ban in China due to coronavirus pandemic does not include medical purposes. But how will this be monitored? It's all very unclear.
- Some people eat exotic animals because of their health benefits. Aron White, wildlife campaigner at the Environmental Investigation Agency says that most people in China are against wildlife trade.
- Exotic animals can be seen as a symbol of status and treating somebody to an exotic dish is considered paying tribute.