LHASA, CHINA – JUNE 14: (CHINA OUT; PHOTOCOME OUT) An officer of Lhasa Custom inspects a piece of tiger skin on June 14, 2005 in Lhasa of Tibet Autonomous Region, China. The Lhasa Custom is preparing to hand over some confiscated wild animal skins to Chinese Academy of Sciences, Northeast Forestry University and Nanjing Forest Security Bureau Higher Training School to be used in science research and education. The animal skins include tiger skins, leopard skins and otter skins, which were confiscated from smugglers in 2003 during the biggest wild animal skins smuggle case since 1951. (Photo by China Photos/Getty Images)