Title

Uncovering a secret slaughter: Suriname's jaguar trade exposed

Author Information

World Animal Protection

Date of Publication

2018 12:00 AM

Security Theme

Transnational Organized Crime

Keywords

srhreports, transnationalorganizedcrime, country-suriname, jaguar trade, transnational organized crime, China, middleman, financial middleman, illegal trade

Description

"Jaguars are being cruelly killed in Suriname, South America primarily to fuel a trade in their body pars for traditional Asian medicine. A 10-month World Animal Protection investigation uncovered this illegal trade. It occurs mostly around the country's mining and loggin sites that are mainly under Chinese ownership."

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Uncovering a secret slaughter: Suriname's jaguar trade exposed

"Jaguars are being cruelly killed in Suriname, South America primarily to fuel a trade in their body pars for traditional Asian medicine. A 10-month World Animal Protection investigation uncovered this illegal trade. It occurs mostly around the country's mining and loggin sites that are mainly under Chinese ownership."