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US Pledges $90 Million as World Leaders Tackle Illegal Wildlife Trade

(VOA): The United States and dozens of other countries have pledged to work together to tackle the illegal wildlife trade and treat it as a serious crime following a conference in London. Trade in endangered wildlife, such as elephant tusks, rhino horns and tiger bones, is worth an estimated $17 billion a year, and it's pushing hundreds of species to the brink of extinction. Henry Ridgwell reports from the conference.

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Published Date: Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 | 12:45 PM

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