What Is CITES and What Does It Mean for White Rhinos?

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What is CITES and how does it work? CITES stands for the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora. The Convention was created in 1975 to protect wild animals and plants from overexploitation through international trade. Approximately 178 countries having signed CITES, and more than 30,000 plant and animal species […]