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The black market animal business
The smuggling of protected wildlife into the US is a multi-billion dollar trade.
Last Modified: 20 Mar 2010 14:26 GMT



The US is the biggest consumer of black market wildlife in the world earning smugglers up to $20m a year. 

US customs agents say smuggling of protected wildlife is becoming a multi-billion dollar business, generated by a huge demand.

Mike Kirsch reports from Los Angeles.

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Al Jazeera
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