Illegal wildlife trade explodes with advent of Internet


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  • Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014

PETALING JAYA: The Internet has made a booming trade out of endangered wildlife in Malaysia, allowing people to illegally buy an animal in as short a time as a day.

A search by The Star on major advertising sites showed postings offering endangered animals – anything from a tortoise to a tiger – for sale through a simple online transaction.

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