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    • Stationed at the Nation’s major international airports, ocean ports, and border crossings, wildlife inspectors monitor an annual trade worth more than $ 1.4 billion. They stop illegal shipments, intercept smuggled wildlife and wildlife products,...
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    • Inspectors clear legal imports and exports, and stop shipments that violate the law. They make sure that wildlife imports and exports are accompanied by the required permits and licenses, and verify that the contents of shipments match the items...
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    • Wildlife inspectors work closely with Service special agents and counterparts from the U. S. Customs Service and other Federal agencies that police international trade. They staff special enforcement task forces that conduct inspection blitzes at...
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    • 2 Dear Friends and Neighbors, Private landowners, large and small, play a vital role conserving habitat for fish, wildlife, and plants. In fact, more than two- thirds of the nation’s threatened and endangered species use habitat found on...
    • Rhino horns

    • Animal industry; Water management; Wildlife restoration; Work of the Service;
    • Rising global demand for rhino horn – both for alleged medicinal value and ornamental use – has led to an epidemic of poaching in Africa, as well as theft and illegal trade in rhino horns from museums and private collections. Illegal...
    • Trumpeter swan

    • Birds; Migratory birds; Waterfowl;
    • Banded Trumpeter Swan hen with four young swimming in reeds. This is the largest waterfowl species native to North America. Most weigh 21-30 pounds, males are larger and may exceed 35 pounds.The Trumpeter Swan is the largest waterfowl species...
    • Confiscated Illegal Wildlife Trade

    • Employees (USFWS); Endangered species; Exhibits; Law enforcement; Logo;
    • Fish and Wildlife Service law enforcement officer showing illegal wildlife trade items confiscated at ports. For information about Fish and Wildlife Service law enforcement and careers in Fish and Wildlife Service law enforcement visit...
    • FWS Employee with Parrot

    • Florida; Birds;
    • FWS PERSONNEL WITH EXOTIC BIRD. All exotic or wild species of parrots as well as captive-bred parrots which are listed under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) also are protected under the Wild Bird Conservation...
    • African elephant

    • International conservation; Mammals; Endangered species;
    • African elephant image available from the CITES Web site at http://USCites.gov and http://www.uscites.gov/imagegallery
    • Tucan Bird Quarantine

    • Law enforcement; Confiscation; Inspection; Wildlife Trade Products; Birds; Birds; Parrots
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    • Illegal Wildlife Trade

    • Law enforcement; History;
    • "A Game Agent operating incognio under guise of a mammalogist from Field's Museum while investigating purported smuggling of quail from Mexico. A day's catch from a Webb County, Tex. trap line. 1-23-37"
    • Market Hunting of Waterfowl

    • refuge centennial; Waterfowl;History
    • Market hunting – mass hunting of game birds for the dinner table and restaurant trade – pushed several species of waterfowl to the brink of extinction during the late 1800's and early 1900's, and led to a general decline in America’s bird...

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