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Illegal procurement of protected wildlife such as fish, game, logging, or plant collecting.
Poaching is the unlawful or illegal taking of wild plants or animals, such as through hunting, harvesting, fishing, or trapping. The law concerned may be a law of property, of regulation, or of local or international conservation and wildlife management. Violations of hunting laws and regulations are normally punishable by law and, collectively, such violations are known as poaching. By contrast, stealing or killing domestic animals or crops is considered to be theft, not poaching. Plant poaching is also a public issue due to a decrease in plant wildlife. A prominent example, from the United States, is the removal of ginseng growing in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. It is estimated that wild ginseng plants are worth more than $260–365 per pound on the black market.
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There is a global shortage, and this has brought pilot poaching.
If rhino poaching cannot be controlled this year, we may have to fare badly in the state elections next year.
It's a 1,400-kilometer boundary which we manage all the time with 700 rangers -- rangers that now must mainly focus on anti-poaching operations.
Each illegally traded horn or tusk represents not an antique object but a dead animal. Wildlife trafficking entails poaching, bribery, smuggling and organized crime.
The elephant species is in the hands of the Chinese President, once the President decides to close down the legal market of ivory and elephant in China, the poaching of elephants will end.
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- Wilderei, Jagdfrevel, Jagdvergehen, Wildern, Wildfrevel, Wilddieberei, WilddiebstahlGerman
- recolección furtiva, furtivismo, pesca furtiva, caza furtiva, talado furtivoSpanish
- poidseadhScottish Gaelic
- jibirav, mifanVolapük
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