Global Commerce In Unique Pets

On July 20, 2019, Posted by , In Exotic Pets, By ,, , With No Comments

Exotic PetsThese exotic pets require further care and cautious consideration of animal laws. Analysis of CITES commerce records and printed literature on the wildlife trade revealed staggering numbers of animals traded stay (presumably destined for the pet commerce) involving over 500 species of chicken (roughly half of that are parrots), almost 500 species of reptile (principally turtles, lizards and snakes) and over one hundred species of mammal (largely carnivores and primates).

In addition to well-identified wildlife trade hubs in Southeast Asia and South America, our analyses revealed an emerging function of the Middle East (as an importer of, for instance, falcons and bigger charismatic mammals) and Africa (as a source) – and, in distinction to the widely publicised function of North America because the world’s largest importer of exotic pets, Africa (predominantly South Africa) emerged as the largest importer of stay (commercially-traded) wild-sourced mammals.

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