From monkeys to macaws, private collectors can get their hands on most endangered animals, if they are willing to pay the price.The trafficking of wild animals generates some $20bn a year worldwide.Under Peruvian law, anyone caught with an endangered animal is liable to be punished by a prison term.
Yet while rare animals live in cages, not a single human trafficker has served any time behind bars.Is Peru losing the battle against this illegal trade? Jennifer Bragg reports from Peru.
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