Chinese Government agency issuing permits for commercial trade in bone of hundreds of leopards

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Leopards are Asia’s most traded big cat, with more than 4,900 leopards having been seized from illegal trade in Asia since 20002, and this figure likely represents a fraction of leopard parts being trafficked. Trade in their bones, primarily to meet demand from Chinese consumers, is a one of the drivers of this trade” – EIA, June 2018

Chinese Government agency issuing permits for commercial trade in bone of hundreds of leopards, EIA, June 2018

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