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China: Officials squander ill-gotten money by eating endangered animals


Black Snub Nosed MonkeysSome resourceful Guangdong officials believe that investment in assets such as property and stocks is not risk free.

They will be punished if discovered. Better to squander their ill-gotten money in eating some exotic luxurious food.

As a result, there is a big market of precious wild animals in Guangdong, especial engendered species such as flying lemurs, pangolins, civet cats and some rare monkeys and snakes.

At a market near the government office of Tiaping Town, Conghua, transactions of wild animals are carried out from 3am to 5am. Recently, some 3,000 animals were sold in three days.

As those in charge of the market bribe the officials, they are notified beforehand and take their goods away before inspectors come.

According to the restaurants providing food from the wild animals there, their customers are mostly officials who are willing to spend 2,000 to 10,000 yuan ($320 to $1,600) for such food.

Recently reporters of the official Central TV Station have made an investigation and published a report so that relevant Guangdong officials have begun to make surprise inspection and punished some traders.

Source: Ming Pao
 
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