With only about 100 Siamese crocodiles estimated to be living in the wild in Thailand, the species is technically teetering on local extinction. Photo: AP
With only about 100 Siamese crocodiles estimated to be living in the wild in Thailand, the species is technically teetering on local extinction. Photo: AP
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Thai crocodile farmers call for easing of trade restrictions to save endangered wild crocs

  • They want to ease regulations on cross-border trade of the reptiles and their parts, to boost demand for products made from ones raised in captivity
  • Thai crocodile farmers are raising millions of the animals in captivity but are not faring so well after the coronavirus pandemic devastated sales of their products

With only about 100 Siamese crocodiles estimated to be living in the wild in Thailand, the species is technically teetering on local extinction. Photo: AP
With only about 100 Siamese crocodiles estimated to be living in the wild in Thailand, the species is technically teetering on local extinction. Photo: AP
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