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Wildlife meeting votes for complete trade ban on pangolins: CITES

Delegates at the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) in Johannesburg voted Wednesday to ban all trade of the endangered pangolin, the world's most heavily trafficked mammal. "(The) committee agrees all pangolins -- African and Asian -- move to appendix I," CITES said in statement, referring to the convention's highest category of protection, which bans all international trade.
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