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Peek into the illegal world of tiger trafficking

Updated : 2019-08-26 11:41:55

A new report by wildlife trade experts Traffic has put hard figures to the scale of the global trade in tigers. While still considered underestimates, 2,361 tigers, live or dead, were seized by authorities across 32 countries and territories from 2000 to 2018. The most seizures were conducted in India (463) which uncovered evidence of a total of 625 individual tigers being smuggled. Here are the key facts about tiger trafficking in India:

(Source: Statista)

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