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Exotic Leather News: Lacoste Backing Project to Protect Crocodiles

Posted by Jayme Mendal on May 22, 2012 2:31:00 PM
According to MB.com, French apparel manufacturer Lacoste, which uses the crocodile as its logo, is backing the global project to protect crocodiles. Crocodile skin is tanned and used for various products while the flesh are cut up and utilized as bait for big game fish.

CSG is a global network of crocodile specialists, biologists, researchers, farmers, tanners, and private companies engaged in protecting 23 crocodile species.

This network works closely with the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).

Topics: crocodile skin