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A roaring trade? The legal trade in Panthera leo bones from Africa to East-Southeast Asia

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The African lion is the only big cat listed on CITES Appendix II, and the only one for which international commercial trade is legal under CITES. The trade in lion body parts, and especially the contentious trade in bones from South Africa to Asia, has raised concerns spanning continents and cultures. Debates were amplified at the 2016 CITES Conference of the Parties (CoP17) when a proposal to up-list lions to Appendix I was not supported and a compromise to keep them on Appendix II, with a b...

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10.1371/journal.pone.0185996

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0000-0003-0698-6512
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University of Oxford
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MPLS
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Zoology
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University of Oxford
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MPLS Division
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Zoology
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Loveridge, A
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Loveridge, A
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Macdonald, D
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Macdonald, D
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Public Library of Science Publisher's website
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PLoS ONE Journal website
Volume:
12
Issue:
10
Pages:
e0185996
Publication date:
2017-10-24
Acceptance date:
2017-09-22
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1932-6203
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29065143
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730636
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English
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2018-08-07

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