Wildlife trafficking is having a devastating effect on many species across the globe. Elephants, big cats, rhinos, pangolins, parrots, freshwater turtles and tortoises all face significant threats from trafficking due to the demand for them and their parts, fueled by other factors including weak governance and corruption. Wildlife trafficking undermines local livelihoods, promotes the spread of zoonotic diseases, weakens the rule of law, exacerbates corruption, provides revenue for violent armed groups and organized crime syndicates, and is recognized as a global security threat. Wildlife trafficking is a low risk, high profit opportunity for criminals. There is insufficient capacity among law enforcement agencies and officers, a lack of strategic, intelligence

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