Wildlife Trade in the Czech Republic

According to the US State Department, wildlife were the third highest black market product smuggled into the Czech Republic after drugs and weapons.  Popular animals were tortoises, songbirds and parrots.

(Price list of endangered animals.)

Source:  United States Department of State, “2009 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report,” Volume II: Money Laundering and Financial Crimes, Country Report: Czech Republic. February 2009.