The Rosewood tree is just one of the most trafficked species on earth.
When it’s lower it bleeds a blood pink sap.
Getting exhausted shares elsewhere, Chinese traders have turned to West Africa.
BBC Africa Eye are in Senegal in which it is illegal to fell or export a Rosewood tree. And however, we can reveal they are been logged and smuggled at an alarming amount.
From the forests of Casamance, as a result of the port of neighbouring Gambia and all the way on to China.
For a year BBC Africa Eye with Umaru Fofana has been investigating the million-greenback trade in trafficked rosewood.