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

PICTURES: Tigers Butchered for Trade at ''Zoos'' in China?
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Shown in an undated picture of an evidence room at the Indonesian Ministry of Forestry's Police Rapid Reaction Force headquarters in Medan, a stuffed leopard and tiger--as well as rare hawksbill sea turtles, antlers, and pangolin skins--are among items confiscated over a 12-month period.

More than 13 million live animals from protected species were legally exported from Southeast Asia between 2000 and 2007, most of them going to the United States. However legal trade dwarfs the profitable illicit market that operates in its shadow, according to the January 2010 National Geographic magazine article.
—Photograph by Mark Leong
 
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