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Saturday, 16 November 2013

Illegal trade in animals

Level: Intermediate / B1

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More endangered animals and animal products were confiscated in the UK than ever before, according to the Home Office Border Agency.

Have a look at this photo-story and then answer the following questions:
1) What animal skin was found in a Rolls-Royce?
2) What is CITES?
3) How many live animals were seized?
4) What does 'CRAZE' contain?
5) Why was a man from Manchester sent to prison in May?

Answers below!




ANSWERS!

1) Alligator
2) Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna
3) 93
4) A rare orchid (Dendrobium)
5) For trying to import live coral.

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