An Inside Look at the Exotic Animal Trade: Profiles by VICE

Wildlife trafficking is estimated to be a $19 billion per year global business, surpassed only by black-market sales and trafficking of drugs, humans, and firearms.


  1. 9:25 I must admit that, if only in parts, this guy is kinda right. Regarding the part about killing animals that are not profitable anymore and that by keeping them as cattle to be hunted on a large ranch you actually sustain the population. The ones in captivity at least. People will buy them regardless and if you act the way he said he would I can accept that.

  2. This is SAD … The Wild life is WILD thats were they should be in the wild …My love out to the peope that is taking care of these poor things ..These is the olny thing that dose what God tells them to .No one should have Wild life as pets ….

  3. Maybe I can pay to you $4000 for hunting down your wife or son? Because, hey, as long as it makes money for you- that's OK, that's fine, that's normal…

    The more I watch documentaries about America, the more I believe that there is something wrong with people's psychology there…

  4. A dog can kill you! Many types of sales can kill you easily. Scorpions, cats, lizards, birds etc. But everyone is ok with having these. But yes they are domesticated but how were wolves and cats domesticated? They were around humans and breed to be less aggressive so perhaps to save the animals maybe make a nice massive breed?

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