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The illegal wildlife trade explained in 60 seconds

Prince Charles, David Cameron and the Duke of Cambridge are among those hosting an international conference in London on Thursday aimed at halting wildlife poaching.

But how widespread is the practice, and how much is the global trade in illegal wildlife products worth?

BBC News explains the trade in poached wildlife - in 60 seconds.

  • 13 Feb 2014
  • From the section World
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