A RESTRICTED trade in cloth from wool culled from captured wild vicuna in Argentina, Bolivia and Chile has been approved by a conference of parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES). It agreed in Santiago, Chile, to lift a ban in trading these small beasts "for the purpose of allowing international trade in wool sheared from live animals and...cloth...bearing the label vicuna Argentina, Bolivia or Chile." This would be restricted to vicuna from the Argentine province of Catamarca, ...

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