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Rare Pangolins May Be Eaten to Extinction, Conservationists Warn
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, pangolins, AnimalWelfare, protection, endangered, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cal
- 115 days ago - news.yahoo.com
In the latest update of the International Union for Conservation of Nature's (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species, all eight pangolin species were listed as "critically endangered," "endangered" or "vulnerable."
The Poaching Epidemic You Haven't Heard Of Yet
Animals  (tags: pangolins, poaching, wildlife trade, killing, endangered, animals, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, animalrights, animalcruelty, abuse )

Cal
- 379 days ago - takepart.com
They are routinely served up as a status symbol on the dinner plates of the nouveaux riches in China and Vietnam. Their scales are ground up, like rhino horn, into traditional medicines.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Save Pangolins
Animals  (tags: wildlife, wildanimals, protection, world, animals, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, AnimalWelfare widlife trade, pangolins, animalcruelty )

Cal
- 662 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
There is high demand for nearly all of their body parts, principally from China. The large-scale illegal trade in Asian pangolins is drastically driving down their numbers throughout Southeast Asia
TAKE ACTION NOW! China's Demand For Pangolins Has Poachers SMuggling Them By TheThousands
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, wildlife trade, China, Pangolins, killing, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, animalrights, animalcruelty, AnimalWelfare, suffering, humans, endangered )

Cal
- 1032 days ago - forcechange.com
China's rising demand for pangolins--a small anteater largely found in Southeast Asia--has them nearing extinction. Pangolins are hunted for their meat which is used in foods like the extremely popular Pangolin soup, and for their scales which are a widely
Horrific Scale of Pangolin Trade Revealed
Animals  (tags: wildlife smuggling operations, trade, pangolins, brutally killed, crimes, traffickers )

Simone
- 1476 days ago - wildlifeextra.com.au
More than 22,000 Sunda Pangolins were illegally traded by a single criminal syndicate in just 21 months, according to their own records.Stunning figures in traffickers' logbooks indicate massive illegal capture and trade in endangered pangolins or scaly
Whither the Pangolin? Wildlife Smuggling Alive and Well in Asia!
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, pangolins, smuggling, wildlife, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals )

Cher
- 1592 days ago - ecocentric.blogs.time.com
Last week, customs officials in Guangzhou, southern China, seized nearly eight tons, or over 17,000 pounds, of frozen, descaled pangolin and another 4000 pounds of pangolin scales from a fishing vessel off Gaolan island. All international trade of Asia
40 Pangolins Rescued in Smuggling Stakeout
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, pangolins, rescued, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 1881 days ago - ecoworldly.com
40 pangolins - including baby pangolins - have been rescued by Malaysian authorities.
11 Cool Facts About Pangolins! Video!
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, pangolins, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 1897 days ago - ecoworldly.com
Pangolins - scaly, toothless anteaters that resemble a giant walking artichoke - are being hunted to near extinction in Southeast Asia to meet the demands of illegal trade in pangolin meat and body parts in China.
Nearly 100 Endangered Pangolins Rescued
Animals  (tags: poahers, wildlife, trade, pangolins, rescued, wildife, slaughtered )

Simone
- 1911 days ago - ecoworldly.com
Malaysian authorities rescued nearly 100 pangolins from a poacher who was planning to sell the endangered animals for meat and "medicine." A raid on a house in northern Kedah by officials from the Department of Wildlife and National Parks yielded 98
Pangolin Populations Plummet as Poaching and Illegal Trade Intensifies
Animals  (tags: animals, pangolins, poaching, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, killing, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher
- 1956 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Rising demand for pangolins, mostly from mainland China, compounded by lax laws is wiping out the unique toothless anteaters from their native habitats in Southeast Asia, according to a group of leading pangolin experts
REUTERS VIDEO--14 Arrests in Asia Over Rare Remains-"14 Tonnes of Endangered Pangolins or Scaly Anteaters"
Animals  (tags: CHINA, PANGOLINS, ENDANGERED, humans, slaughter, cruelty, killing, protection, endangered, animals, animaladvocates )

Brenda
- 2297 days ago - reuters.com
"The pangolins were packed and ready for export to China via seaports in Sumatra and Java," the conservation groups quoted Indonesian Police Commissioner Didid Widjanardi as saying after the raid in Palembang in South Sumatra.
Butchered Tigers, Leopards Seized on Thai-Lao Border: Navy
Animals  (tags: tigers, leopards, pangolins, death, killed, animals, AnimalWelfare, endangered, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 2488 days ago - afp.google.com
Six slaughtered tigers and five leopards have been seized along with 275 live pangolins as traffickers tried to smuggle them across the Mekong River into Laos, the Thai navy said Wednesday. The animals were being loaded off trucks and onto a boat when
   

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