CHINA Wuhan bans eating wild animals


Wuhan bans eating wild animals

Global Times

01:53, May 22, 2020


Vendors at the Baishazhou market, the biggest farm produce market in Wuhan, Central China's Hubei Province in April 2020. (Photo: Global Times)

Wuhan bans eating and hunting wild animals as well as illegal wildlife trade, according to a new regulation released on the official website of Wuhan government on Wednesday.

The regulation stipulated that wild animals and their products that are banned from consumption include all terrestrial wildlife - wildlife animals that are on the national and Hubei provincial preservation lists, as well as animals that naturally grow and reproduce in the wild environment and artificially bred and propagated wild animals.

The regulation includes precious aquatic wild animals under national key protection and endangered aquatic wild animals. It also includes other wild animals that are prohibited from consumption by laws and regulations. 

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