A male peacock on sale at the agricultural products market, in Guangdong province, for 900 yuan. Photo: SCMP Pictures
A male peacock on sale at the agricultural products market, in Guangdong province, for 900 yuan. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Chinese market’s sale of peacocks, deer and wild boar for food sparks permit fears

Officials say they have been making efforts to try to crack down on the illegal sale of wild animals at the wholesale market in Guangdong

A male peacock on sale at the agricultural products market, in Guangdong province, for 900 yuan. Photo: SCMP Pictures
A male peacock on sale at the agricultural products market, in Guangdong province, for 900 yuan. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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