A male Siberian tiger. China has reversed a 25-year-ban on the trade in and medical use of tiger bones. Photo: Handout A male Siberian tiger. China has reversed a 25-year-ban on the trade in and medical use of tiger bones. Photo: Handout
A male Siberian tiger. China has reversed a 25-year-ban on the trade in and medical use of tiger bones. Photo: Handout
Conservation

China reverses 25-year ban on trade and use of rhino horns and tiger bones, alarming conservationists

  • Beijing says scientific and medical uses for such materials are now permitted
  • World Wildlife Fund condemns move, saying it will ‘have devastating consequences globally’

Topic |   Conservation
A male Siberian tiger. China has reversed a 25-year-ban on the trade in and medical use of tiger bones. Photo: Handout A male Siberian tiger. China has reversed a 25-year-ban on the trade in and medical use of tiger bones. Photo: Handout
A male Siberian tiger. China has reversed a 25-year-ban on the trade in and medical use of tiger bones. Photo: Handout
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