Poaching is the hunting of animals which is illegal. It is done because of the greed of valuable item like Ivory and animal’s fur. Many countries believe that some
animal body parts are very valuable and can be used in the medicinal Industry which is completely wrong.
The nonstop killing of Rhinos in
made them to the stage of extinction. In 2012 668 rhinos are poached, as of January 2013 it has been increased to 946, these animals were being killed at the rate of 2 rhinos per day.
, Thailand, Vietnam, and Korea are just a few countries with markets for horn and tusk.
Bear gall bladders are sold in the chines market at a high price for the herbal remedial uses.
Big-Horned sheep antlers can fetch more than $20,000 on the black market. From 2010 United Nations report suggests that gorillas could disappear from large parts of the Congo Basin by the mid-2020s. In Asia, tiger parts are used in mythological
This includes the hair, internal organs, eyes, even tiger penis – which is used in a soup as an aphrodisiac.