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Peru fighting illegal animal trade

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The sale of illegal animals around the world is pushing some species to extinction and Peru is just one of the countries, trying to put a stop to the illegal trade.

It's a particularly big problem in the jungles of South America. In Peru, the government and the police are trying to stop criminals from selling snakes, monkeys and other species in markets and elsewhere.

Police have been going into markets to try and rescue some of the species.

Watch Ayshah's report to find out more.