Live Animal Export: At risk from pirates

Dr Lynn Simpson continues her series on the livestock trades by looking at the risks posed by piracy.
Call me picky, but I hate pirates. They don’t look like Johnny Depp and they are not loveable rogues. They are violent, armed and drugged criminals. They scare the crap out of me!
Traversing through the Internationally Recognized Transit Corridor (IRTC), which runs between Somalia and Yemen has been my greatest area of pirate concern.
Seafarers behave differently there. Regardless of bravado displayed, all are worried.
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