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Study: Many critically endangered species not protected by CITES because of listing politics

Fewer than 500 black-winged mynas remain in the wild in Indonesia, but each year more of the songbirds are captured and sold as pets.


Banteng — “the most beautiful and graceful of all wild cattle,” according to the World Wide Fund for Nature — were listed as endangered in 1996, but their horns still are sold in markets across Southeast Asia.


https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/15/science/endangered-species-cites.html

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