Patrick Freeling

Warden, California Department of Fish & Wildlife

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International smugglers are stealing dudleya succulents off California coastlines, and illegally selling them for big money in China and Korea.

California succulents stolen and sold for big money in Asia

International smugglers are stealing dudleya succulents off California coastlines, and illegally selling them for big money in China and Korea.

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