NR looks back at which animals were helped by CITES?

  • 16 March 2013
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For the last two weeks representatives from 178 countries have been meeting in Thailand to talk about endangered species.

The CITES conference has been described as a big step towards protecting the thousands of endangered animals and plants destroyed every year for money.

But whilst some animals, like the African elephant, were given protection, others lost out.

Newsround's Joe has been looking back at what CITES has achieved.