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Philippines seizes butchered pangolins

Philippine wildlife authorities seized a huge shipment of meat and scales from up to a hundred slaughtered pangolins, also known as scaly anteaters, officials said on Friday.

dateJan 06, 2012 in Ecology
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Indonesia rejects Bali plan for turtle sacrifices

(AP) -- Indonesia has rejected a push by the resort island of Bali for rare turtles to be legally slain in Hindu ceremonies, siding with conservationists of the protected reptiles against religious advocates, ...

dateNov 27, 2009 in Ecology
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Trade protections proposed for four species of turtles

Faced with growing concerns about the hunting of freshwater turtles in the United States for Asian food markets, federal officials this week proposed adding four species to an international list of plants and animals designed ...

dateNov 04, 2014 in Ecology
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