POLITICS

List of plants and animals protected in 2013 by CITES

12/10/2014 01:56 EST | Updated 02/09/2015 05:59 EST
Here's a list of the types of plants and animals protected in 2013 under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species. Canada has registered reservations against all of them.

— Manatees

— Turtles including leatherbacks, big-headed turtles, soft-shelled turtles, side-necked turtles, roofed turtles, box turtles, leaf turtles, river turtles, spiny turtles, black turtles, eyed turtles, giant turtles, cane turtles, tortoises and terrapins

— Sawfish

— Chamois and vicuna

— Greater prairie chicken

— Requiem sharks, hammerhead sharks, porbeagle sharks

— Manta rays

— Swallowtail butterflies

— Agaves

— Cashews

— Elephant trunks (flowering plant in dogbane family)

— Ginseng

— Ebony

— Rosewood

— Sandalwood

— Passion flowers

— Sesames

— Agar wood

— Elephant-foot grape tree