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Internet trade in wild animals is banned by Portugal

Published on 01/09/2017

The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) today congratulated the Portuguese government for introducing a ban on the trade in wild animals over the internet.

Policing wildlife trafficking online is a daunting task, as the internet provides access to a global market, with thousands of advertisements for wild animals posted on a regular basis across the world, writes Tania McCrea-Steele.

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