Number of Leopards Sold in India Each Week

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A report by the World Wildlife Fund stated that over the course of 10 years, every week at least 4 leopards have been poached and their body parts sold on the black market in India.

Seizures of the illegal wildlife trade shows that 26.4 percent of all leopards seized took place in Delhi.

Source:  Press Trust of India, “Delhi hub for trade in leopard body parts: report,” Business Standard, September 28, 2012.

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