Wildlife Trafficking (video)

GAO: US Efforts to Combat Wildlife TraffickingThe illegal slaughter and trade in wildlife—such as elephants, rhinoceroses, and tigers—is worth an estimated $7 billion to $23 billion a year, and is pushing some animals to the brink of extinction.

A team led by Kim Gianopoulos, a director in our International Affairs and Trade team, recently looked into U.S. efforts to combat wildlife trafficking. Watch this video for what we found is being done to protect large animals in Africa.

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