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The United States — as one of the largest consumer markets in the world — drives demand for products around the globe, and represents a significant market for illegal wildlife and wildlife products, including jewelry, clothing, medicine, carvings, souvenirs, household décor, pets and food. This demand supports a trade that threatens to decimate wildlife populations around the world, from iconic species to little-known animals that are critical to ecosystems and livelihoods.

Learn more below about how you can be an informed consumer. 


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