But how much has changed in the 13 years since the orginal market videos and photos were taken? The second video was taken in May 2009, also in Guangzhou.
In this video, by guardian.com.uk, student activists Wen Zhenyu and Luo Xinmei are trying to halt the illegal sale of endangered animals for food and medicines. Note the footage of tanks and pens filled with turtles. The facilities look a bit more modern, but the conditions differ little.