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Male Slow loris Nycticebus coucang, Malaysia, in demand as exotic pets and observed in adverts on Facebook © Mikaail Kavanagh / WWF

Trading Faces: Malaysia the use of Facebook to Trade Wildlife in Peninsular Malaysia

Male Slow loris Nycticebus coucang, Malaysia, in demand as exotic pets and observed in adverts on Facebook © Mikaail Kavanagh / WWF

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Published 3rd March 2016

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Facebook Groups: Malaysia’s new wildlife trade marketplace

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 3rd March 2016—Malaysians are turning Facebook into a wildlife marketplace, driving a roaring and often illegal trade in iconic and threatened animals, according to a new report from TRAFFIC.

A Rapid Assessment on the use of Facebook to Trade Wildlife in Peninsular Malaysia

Report author(s):
Kanitha Krishnasamy, Sarah Stoner

Publication date:
March 2016


Notes:

The Trading Faces: A Rapid Assessment on the use of Facebook to Trade Wildlife in Peninsular Malaysia report was produced with the support of WWF-Netherlands.


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