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Why it’s so hard to beef up protections for the world’s most trafficked animal

A new international agreement plans to ban the trade of the world's most trafficked animal: the pangolin. Continue reading ? The post Why it’s so hard to beef up protections for the world’s most trafficked animal appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
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