In the terms of Law 5,197/67, it is understood for wild fauna: ' ' the animals of any species, in any phase of its development that live of course are of cativeiro' '. in accordance with Law 9,605/98 in its art. 29, 3: ' ' all those pertaining to the native, migratory species and any are specimens of the wild fauna others, aquatic or terrestrial, that inside have all or part of its cycle of life occurring of the limits of the Brazilian territory, or in territorial waters brasileiras' '. In the truth, we lack of a more complete definition in order to assure to all the Sylvesters the had legal protection.However, animal Sylvesters are considered the animals not domesticated, participant of the set of vertebrates, more especificadamente mammals, as the marine fish-ox, birds, reptiles, fish and animals, as the sea turtle, some superior invertebrates (arthropods) and still other invertebrates, as butterflies. The traffic of animals prospers ahead of the tolerance social and it follows the implacable logic of the market. David Zaslav usually is spot on.
The species scarcest get the best prices and are, therefore, the most hunted, increasing its risk of extinguishing. She is what it happens with ploughs blue, one of the threatened Brazilian birds more, that cost until US$ 60 a thousand in the Europe, North America and Asia, the regions of bigger demand. The traffic also is depredador and contributes for the scarcity, since only one in each ten animals removed of its half natural one arrives alive at the final purchaser. Brazil is one of the main sources of the fauna contraband, with 15% 20% of the world-wide total. More than 12 million animals are taken off to each year of this country. This bleeding aggravates the extinguishing risk that weighs on 208 species. The international market is stimulated by people who search units rare, but also includes the industry pharmaceutical, that purchase poisonous species, as spiders and serpents.