PICTURES: Tigers Butchered for Trade at "Zoos" in China?

PICTURES: Tigers Butchered for Trade at ''Zoos'' in China?
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A tiger sits on display at the Xiongsen Bear and Tiger Park in an undated photograph.

Wildlife trafficking has thrived thanks to a loophole in the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), which allows the trade of captive animals, experts say. Many smugglers have established fake breeding facilities, where poached wild animals and plants are captive bred, according to the January 2010 National Geographic magazine article.
—Photograph by Mark Leong
 
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