Tagged pangolin


— the wildlife protection law, prohibits the hunting, killing, selling and purchasing of some 1,800 rare and endangered animals, except with special permissions. the pangolin, which scientists suspect could be the source of the new coronavirus, is already on this list, but laws are ambiguous about whether species not on the list can be traded legally. read : china set to clamp down permanently on wildlife trade in wake of coronavirus more : the recipe project


— “exact dollar figures are tough to compile for any conservation effort, because of the many wildlife agencies, governments and private donors involved” read article : ‘uncharismatic’ endangered species and the fight for funding equality