at CITES COP12 involved such high profile species as the African
elephant, the minke whale, Bryde's whale, Asian freshwater turtles,
whale shark, basking shark and bigleaf mahogany.
were approved to initiate trade in products made from vicu˝a
wool (Argentina, Bolivia and Chile) and to export elephant ivory
stockpiles (Botswana, Namibia, South Africa).
trade controls for other species were approved. These included, among
others, the yellow-naped Amazon parrot (captured for pets),
yellow-headed Amazon parrot, ten species of Asian freshwater turtles
(collected for pets, food and medicinal purposes), seahorses, and
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