Forbidden Creatures

Inside the World of Animal Smuggling and Exotic Pets


Book Description

About Laufer, Peter

Peter Laufer, PhD, is the author of more than a dozen books, including his widely praised The Dangerous World of Butterflies (Lyons Press) and Wetback Nation: The Case for Opening the Mexican-American Border.  He is the James Wallace Chair in Journalism at the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication.  More about his work, which has received the George Polk, Edward R. Murrow, and other awards, at