In our rapidly changing world, infectious diseases, old and new, have an undisputed  impact on our society. The rapid spread of infectious diseases is seen as a serious threat to the modern world. The majority of emerging infections are zoonotic, which means transmitted from animal hosts and/or vectors to human populations. A combination of factors among which urbanization, migration of human and animal populations, intensive livestock farming,  living habits  with a negative impact on climate, nature and environment do have a negative impact on life.  In this respect the scale and impact of wildlife crime on the risk of the spread of zoonotic infections  is underexposed.