News tagged with pangolins

Vietnam makes fresh ivory, pangolin haul from Nigeria

Vietnam has seized eight tonnes of pangolin scales and elephant ivory shipped from Nigeria, police said Friday, the second such haul in a week in a country which both consumes and trafficks huge volumes of endangered African ...

dateOct 05, 2018 in Ecology
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Vietnam seizes nearly a ton of pangolin scales, ivory

Vietnam has seized around a ton of pangolin scales and ivory hidden inside dozens of boxes on a flight from Nigeria, state media reported, a haul highlighting the illegal wildlife trade routes connecting Africa and Southeast ...

dateSep 30, 2018 in Ecology
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Hong Kong shops defy ban on trade in pangolin scales

On a winding Hong Kong street where shops keep a dizzying array of dried produce, one highly valued ingredient is still being sold despite being subject to an international ban: deep-fried scales of endangered pangolins.

dateMar 22, 2018 in Ecology
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Protecting tigers could be beneficial for their prey

Protecting one of Asia's most formidable apex predators may not seem like the most obvious way to help another species that might be on its dinner menu, but that is precisely what Fauna & Flora International (FFI) is doing ...

dateMar 12, 2018 in Ecology
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