Numerous laws have been enacted to put an end to the chaotic import, export, and sale of wildlife. Some laws are meant to protect different species from harsh treatment such as entrapping and killing them. Here, you can learn about some of the laws and treaties in existence in different parts of the world. A few countries have several laws and treaties, but some countries have just one or two laws.
In the map below, hover over the countries to read about the laws/acts and their individual goals. Information relevant to the country will be displayed at the bottom of the page, immediately below the map. Note: You may have to scroll down to read full details.
Note: These are just a sample of some laws and treaties.