The pangolin, the world’s most trafficked mammal, is finally a highly protected species — Quartz

The pangolin, a strange-looking animal resembling a pine cone that is highly sought after for Chinese medicine, has finally received the highest level of protection against illegal trading by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES). .@CITES #CoP17 agrees in Committee to move all 8 species of #pangolins, the most trafficked mammal, in…

via The pangolin, the world’s most trafficked mammal, is finally a highly protected species — Quartz

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