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10 Animals the President’s Trade Deal Will Help Protect from Illegal Wildlife Trafficking

Politics / US Politics : The White House Blog

What’s a pangolin? A “walking pinecone”? A modern-day dinosaur? Your Google Earth Day Quiz result? There are lots of different ways to describe the pangolin — a cat-sized, scaly creature that lives in Southeast Asia and Africa. But ...

The Biggest Mammal Victim of the Wildlife Trade is the Adorable, Endangered Pangolin

Entertainment / Pop Culture : Vice News

The plight of tigers, elephants, and rhinoceroses have all received a lot of attention in the press in recent years, as all have become increasingly threatened by the world wildlife trade. But the trade, which is worth something aro...

Pangolin, The 'Artichoke With Legs,' Earns Top Trade Protection

News : The Two-Way

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.

Trade ban approved for the pangolin - the world's most heavily trafficked mammal

News / International Affairs : LA Times: World Now

The pangolin is described as the most heavily trafficked mammal in the world. The nocturnal, ant-eating animal got a much-needed boost Wednesday at a U.N. wildlife conference that approved a ban on trade in all eight species of Asia...

Wildlife meeting votes for complete trade ban on pangolins: CITES

Local Interest / France : France 24

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...


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