Thailand's brisk trade in illegal species

Traders at Bangkok's Chatuchak market openly admit to illegally dealing in rare animals.

    Thailand has long been considered a major hub for the illegal trade in rare and exotic species.

    At Bangkok's Chatuchak market, the main centre of the trade, business is brisk.

    As part of our wildlife SOS series, Al Jazeera's Wayne Hay met traders at the market who openly admit to selling illegally obtained animals.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    All Hail The Algorithm

    All Hail The Algorithm

    A five-part series exploring the impact of algorithms on our everyday lives.

    The priceless racism of the Duke of Edinburgh

    The priceless racism of the Duke of Edinburgh

    Prince Philip has done the world an extraordinary service by exposing the racist hypocrisy of "Western civilisation".

    China will determine the future of Venezuela

    China will determine the future of Venezuela

    There are a number of reasons why Beijing continues to back Maduro's government despite suffering financial losses.