The rise of e-commerce and social media platforms in China is underpinning a worrying increase in the illegal wildlife trade.
Platforms such as Taobao have several listings for exotic animals, ranging from peacocks to foxes to prairie dogs, while social networking app WeChat has also become a trading hub, said experts.
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