Duke warns of poaching dangers

Prince William has labelled the illegal poaching of wild animals "economic sabotage" and warned elephants, rhinos and tigers could "end up like the dodo" unless it is stopped. He made the comments at a conference co-organised by the Prince of Wales

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$8bn a year traded from illegal poaching

Glyn Davies, WWF director of programmes, warns of the scale of the illegal poaching of wild animals.

More than $8 billion a year is traded from the illegal poaching of wild animals, the World Wildlife Foundation warned.

Glyn Davies, director of programmes, told ITV's Daybreak: "It's one of the big illegal trades alongside arms, drugs. It's over $8 billion a year traded in wildlife alone and we of course very much appreciate the princes support convening this meeting today."

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