Endangered wildlife trafficking bill passes State Senate

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SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – A proposal that would create penalties for knowingly buying or selling endangered wildlife has passed the Senate.

It’s similar to laws in other states that restrict the trafficking of parts from elephants or any animal threatened with extinction. Democratic Senator Mimi Stewart sponsored the bill that now moves to the House.

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