The world now is well aware of the dangers of Wet Markets. We know the danger they post and how they can cause another, even deadlier pandemic.
But there are other wet markets that the world is turning a blind eye on, an these one are not in Wuhan, they are in Australia.
If you take a look at the wet markets in Australia, they contain pretty much the exact same things you find in the Chinese wet markets, but this time, the animals themselves are different.
When you see news about Wuhan, most of the coverage is accompanied by horrifying images or descriptions of such markets – live animals writhing in cramped cages and tanks, workers in gumboots sloshing across floors coated with a mixture of blood and water, and dead bodies of various species lying still and glassy-eyed, awaiting purchase for human consumption
You can use the very same descriptions for the animal markets in Australia.
The image you see above is an example. It’s a giant Tasmanian crab bound with zip ties at the Sydney Fish Market.
Continue the story for a deeper look at Australia’s fish markets.