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Two Slow Loris Nycticebus coucang, a popular pet in Japan, for sale in Kalimantan, Indonesia. Photo: WWF / Rob WEBSTER

Crossing the Red Line Japan's exotic pet trade

Two Slow Loris Nycticebus coucang, a popular pet in Japan, for sale in Kalimantan, Indonesia. Photo: WWF / Rob WEBSTER

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Published 11th June 2020

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Weak Japanese legislation facilitates exotic pet smuggling with its associated health risks—TRAFFIC

Tokyo, Japan, 11th June 2020—Exotic wild animals are being smuggled into Japan and once past Customs border controls, continue to be legally sold as pets finds a new TRAFFIC report, Crossing the red line: Japans exotic pet trade.

Crossing the Red Line: Japan's exotic pet trade

Report author(s):
Tomomi Kitade, Yui Naruse

Publication date:
June 2020


Notes:

A Japanese version of the report is available below.

Crossing the Red Line (Japanese)