Reptiles Magazine Discusses Recent CITES Changes

The cover page for the article about CITES Conference of the Parties 18 changes for reptiles.June 30, 2020

In a recent edition of Reptiles Magazine, Dr. Thomas Leuteritz of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Division of Scientific Authority for the the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) wrote about new herpetological listings under CITES that were adopted at the 18th Conference of the Parties last year.

In addition to providing a detailed list of species with new protections, the article gives a primer on CITES and the implications for pet owners and distributors of reptiles.

You can read the article here. We will also post a digital version of the article once it becomes available.