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Where do South Africa’s Live Exported Caracal Go?

The top 5 importing countries of live caracals from South Africa (2010- 2020) are:
  • China
  • United States
  • Germany
  • Thailand
  • Indonesia
China is yet again the top importer with 246 live caracals, mostly for commercial purposes (61.7%), zoos (30.9%), breeding in captivity (5.7%) and personal use (1.6%).
This breakdown of purposes to China also reflects the worldwide top import reasons for live caracal, as is shown in the graph.