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Cold-blooded treasures – the illegal traffic in Australian reptiles

The Reptile Racket Part 1: The romantic life of the Australian shingleback lizard has captivated researchers and reptile lovers alike. It’s also excited the interests of international smugglers cashing in on a market worth millions. Part 1 of a special Citizen Team investigation.

Investigation by Emily Johnson, Stephanie Zhang, Liam Petterson, Yike Cai, Jiameng Lyu and Lucy Williams.

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