An Assessment of Welfare Conditions in Wildlife Markets across Morocco

  title={An Assessment of Welfare Conditions in Wildlife Markets across Morocco},
  author={Daniel Bergin and Vincent Nijman},
  journal={Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science},
  pages={279 - 288}
ABSTRACT The welfare of wild-caught animals in markets has generally been overlooked by both wildlife trade and welfare studies, despite the potential negative impacts on the animals. Morocco is a member of the World Organisation for Animal Health and has proposed draft legislation prohibiting mistreatment or abuse of animals in captivity. There is still, however, a bustling wild animal trade, and vendor compliance with industry-standard best practices is lacking. This study provides insight… 
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