Poachers, Tigers, and Bears…Oh My–Asia’s Illegal Wildlife Trade

Lee, Joonmoo | January 1, 1996

This Comment will: (1) discuss the current plight of the Asiatic tigers and the North American black bears, describing the extent of their endangerment and the pur- poses for which they are being poached and traded in various Asian countries; (2) describe and analyze currently proposed means of end- ing the poaching and trading of these animals; and (3) propose a pro- tection program that combines viable aspects of current proposals and reflects the particularities of the problem concerning the tigers and of the problem concerning the bears.