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Resource ID: #14563
Subject: Animals
Source: CNN (Atlanta)
Date: April 13, 1997



At least one-third of the animals native to Mexico are in danger of extinction. The abundance of animals has become a source of income for Mexicans because they border the biggest wildlife market in the world -- the United States. CNN finds that the economic incentives far outweigh the penalties and the flood gates have opened to a flurry of illegal smuggling.

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