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Surge in poaching of endangered rhinos, jaguar and pumas as hunters emerge during lockdown

Updated: Feb 19

Poaching has surged during the coronavirus pandemic as illegal hunters take advantage of the lockdown to kill more endangered wildlife in remote areas, experts are warning.

Rhinos in Africa, giant ibises in Asia and wild cats in South America have all been targeted while tourists have stayed away.


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https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/coronavirus-poaching-wildlife-lockdown-rhino-jaguar-puma-cats-a9498231.html

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