Snow Leopard Skin for Sale on the Black Market

In Afghanistan, poachers sell the skin of a single snow leopard for up to $1,000, which is more than the annual earnings for the average Afghan.

(See more prices of the illegal wildlife trade.)

Source:  Bryan Walsh, “How U.S. Soldiers Are Fueling the Endangered Species Trade,” Time, Ecocentric Blog, February 27, 2012.