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A captive Tiger Panthera tigris, either tamed or drugged in Thailand © James Morgan / WWF

Taming the Tiger trade

A captive Tiger Panthera tigris, either tamed or drugged in Thailand © James Morgan / WWF

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Published 13th March 2007

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Lifting tiger trade ban a catastrophe for conservation

Gland, Switzerland, 13 March 2007—Any lifting or easing of the current Chinese tiger trade ban in tiger trade is likely to be the death sentence for the endangered cat species, a new TRAFFIC report says.

Taming the tiger trade: China's markets for wild and captive tiger products since the 1993 domestic trade ban

Report author(s):
Kristin Nowell, Xu Ling

Publication date:
March 2007