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‘Tiger King,’ Virus Make Wildlife a Bipartisan Issue (Podcast)

April 29, 2020, 6:45 PM

A strange confluence of events involving a hit Netflix TV show and a global pandemic originating from the animal trade has all of a sudden turned wildlife trafficking into a prime time topic on Capitol Hill.

On this episode of our weekly podcast, Parts Per Billion, reporter Dean Scott explains why both Republicans and Democrats now view a crack down on the sale of wildlife as a winning political issue heading into this fall’s elections.

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To contact the reporter on this story: David Schultz in Washington at dschultz@bloombergenvironment.com

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