Number of Species Smuggled Out of Bolivia

in Environmental Threats

During a span of five years, over 60,000 animals from 119 different species were estimated to have been smuggled out of Bolivia.

Wildlife protection officials in the country estimate that wildlife trafficking is a multi-million dollar industry in the country.

Source: ┬áMiriam Wells, “Bolivia Seizes Thousands Of Contraband Caimans,” Insight Crime, April 22, 2013.

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