We are eating the world’s wild mammals to extinction — Quartz

You’re probably aware of the deplorable trade in wildlife that’s driving many mammal species to extinction. Rhino horns for Chinese traditional medicine, elephant ivory for ornaments, or monkeys as exotic pets. But the biggest threat to these mammals isn’t human greed for rare objects. It’s simple hunger. That’s the finding of a study by William…

via We are eating the world’s wild mammals to extinction — Quartz

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