<p>A bill under consideration in the U.S. Congress could make it easier to smuggle sea cucumbers, in decline to satisfy demand in China where they're considered a delicacy.</p>

A bill under consideration in the U.S. Congress could make it easier to smuggle sea cucumbers, in decline to satisfy demand in China where they're considered a delicacy.

Photograph by Joel Sartore, National Geographic Photo Ark

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A proposed law would bar wildlife authorities from monitoring exports of sea cucumbers.

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