The poaching of fish, wild animals and even plants is a problem for countries all around the world. Before you hunt, check into your state's laws to ensure your hunting is legal. Take this quiz to learn more about the practice of poaching.
What is poaching?
removal of fish, wild animals and plants
When were laws first enacted to stop poaching?
If convicted of poaching, what is the maximum penalty?
To what organization should poaching be reported to?
During the late Middle Ages, hunting was reserved for what class of society?
Who may enjoy the resources of non-private land today?
When were traps and spring guns that were used to maim or kill poachers made illegal?
When were peasants allowed to snare small animals on their own land?
Today, who are many of the poachers?
What is poached in North America?
What African animal is poached for its valuable tusks?
What was the punishment for poaching deer in the 1500s?
Poaching laws are determined by the:
What state may impose jail time for poaching?
In Canada, what type of animal is likely to be poached?
In Canada, who can be punished for poaching?
purchaser of poached items
What animal has valuable body parts?
How many nations signed a treaty to regulate trade of threatened plants and animals?
Trade is banned for how many species of plants and animals?
When trade of a species is banned, what happens to its value?