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Gambling On Extinction

SBS February 24, 2016

With disastrous consequences, the worldwide illegal trade in endangered animals is booming, with the latest impact coming from speculative investors betting on extinction. This is a story about greed, brutality and the merciless battle over a limited resource.

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