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Seizure of dead tigers in the Khanna Yao region of Thailand © Panjit Tansom

Big Cat Trade in Myanmar

Seizure of dead tigers in the Khanna Yao region of Thailand © Panjit Tansom

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Published 19th November 2010

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Myanmar border markets act as deadly trade gateway for Tigers

Bangkok, Thailand, 19th November 2010—Black markets along Myanmar, Thailand and China’s shared borders play a crucial role facilitating the deadly illicit trade in Tigers and other endangered species say TRAFFIC and WWF in the lead up to the International Tiger Forum taking place next week in St Petersburg, Russia. 

The Big Cat Trade in Myanmar and Thailand

Report author(s):
Adam H. Oswell

Publication date:
November 2010

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