Illegal wildlife products available in New York City

A study conducted by the World Wildlife Fund in 2004 found many illegal wildlife products available for sale in New York City.

The study researchers visited 22 stores and found 14 stores selling tiger bone products, 10 selling leopard bone products, 5 selling rhino horn products, and 6 selling products derived from bear bile.

(List of endangered species sold illegally.)

Source: Heather Haddon, “New York’s Black Market for Tiger Medicines,” Wall Street Journal, Metropolis, December 27, 2011.