Saving baby parrots from animal traffickers

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Illegal wildlife trafficking is a global business, which according to the UN is worth over $50 billion dollars a year.

The industry is really thriving in Latin America, where exotic birds are among the most trafficked animals.

In El Salvador, parrot chicks seized from traffickers are being rehabilitated before being released into the wild.

Check out these images of the tiny birds in their first few weeks of life.

Saving baby parrots from animal traffickers

Saving baby parrots from animal traffickers

In El Salvador, parrot chicks are being rehabilitated in a sanctuary before being released to the wild.
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