Number of Websites in Vietnam Selling Wildlife

A survey conducted by the Wildlife Conservation Society found that there were at least 33 websites that were selling wildlife and wildlife products in Vietnam. Included in these sites were 7 forums where the animals were discussed and sold, 14 online trading websites, and 11 personal or corporate websites. The survey also found that Facebook was used to facilitate the wildlife trade.

The survey found a total of 108 species were being sold online in Vietnam, with 24 percent of the species being protected under Vietnamese law.

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Source:  “Vietnam looks to curb web trade in wildlife,” Thanh Nien, April 18, 2013.