January 2nd, 2013
Join us in celebrating the second annual World Pangolin Day!
The second annual World Pangolin Day will be celebrated on February 16th, 2013.
It’s almost time for World Pangolin Day, which will be celebrated on Saturday, February 16th
January 19th, 2012
Sadly, it seems the number seven wasn’t so lucky for pangolins this week, as seven kilograms of their scales were seized in Nepal, another seven kg of scales were seized in the Philippines, and a business called ‘Lucky 7′ was found fronting for an illegal pangolin trade operation.
Nepalese police arrested two men found smuggling seven kilograms of pangolin scales in Nepal only days after Palawan officials apprehended three Chinese nationals running an illicit pangolin trade operation out of their ‘junk shop’ front business.
January 11th, 2012
An update to last week’s pangolin seizures.
A Chinese national identified as Yefan Huang has been arrested by authorities in Palawan, Philippines. Huang is believed to be responsible for slaughtering hundreds of pangolins (scaly anteaters) in order to profit from the thriving illegal trade in this species.
January 6th, 2012
A prison term for a pangolin smuggler.
A Filipino man identified as Aivon Vencer has been sentenced to three years in prison for attempting to smuggle 1,068 frozen pangolins, weighing 4,988 kilograms.
January 4th, 2012
Thanks to ridiculous myths about pangolin scales and flesh, the illicit trade is thriving.
Two seizures at Puerto Princesa city airport in southwestern Palawan province this week have reportedly netted 95 kilograms of pangolin scales and 26.5 kilograms of pangolin flesh.