5368 live wild animals, victims of trafficking, were seized in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, and Brazil in the first half of 2022

269 news reports on seizures of illegal wildlife specimens were registered between January and June of this year in the Andean-Amazon countries. The report by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) revealed that 183 species of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and fishes were found, and continue to be threatened by illegal wildlife trade in these countries.  […]