Trafficked: How Exotic Pet Trade Funds Global Crime | Complex News Presents

Owning an exotic animal has become a status symbol of the rich and famous. But the cost of having an unconventional pet goes far beyond the bank.

In the latest episode of our Complex News Presents docuseries, we take a look at the multi-billion dollar exotic animal trade and explore the harm caused by this illegal operation and the organizations trying to combat it. To get a better grasp of the situation, Complex News’ Speedy Mormon visited Southern California’s Animal Tracks Inc., an animal sanctuary that houses exotic pets.

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