Pangolins ? bizarre, scaly creatures that are the world’s most poached and illegally trafficked mammals ? will finally receive the legal protection they so desperately need to avoid extinction.
On Wednesday, member parties of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, or CITES, overwhelmingly voted to give all eight species of Asian and African pangolins the treaty’s highest level of protection.
Pangolins are one of the most trafficked animals in the world. Pangolins are one of the planet's most unique and adorable species. The scaly, anteater-like creatures live in parts of Asia and Africa, and there's an entire task force...
World leaders at the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species agreed to ban all commercial trade in pangolins, small and endangered mammals that also resemble aardvarks.
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 pa...
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The United Nations on Wednesday banned global trade in highly endangered pangolins, a scaly animal with the dubious distinction of being the world's most poached mammal.