* This figure is based on seizure records obtained by TRAFFIC from open-source data, government and NGO records. The covert nature of illicit activity and variables that influence crime, detection and reporting effort mean that seizure records vary in completeness and reflect an unknown proportion of illegal wildlife trade and enforcement effort.
**CITES: The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Fauna and Flora
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