Illegal wildlife trade takes many shapes and forms – and at ZSL, we are working to combat this abhorrent practise from every possible angle.
With international pet trade now having reached industrial proportions around the globe, exotic pets such as African grey parrots have become actively targeted. And so acutely sought after that exports of these live birds was outlawed in 2016 to protect their dwindling numbers.
In Ghana, where poaching has been intense, numbers of these highly intelligent birds have dropped by over 90%. Donate now to protect the long-term existence of the African grey and other desirable pet species threatened with extinction in the wild.