Hopes for the Pangolin?

The pangolin, a quirky animal that looks a bit like a pinecone come to life, has been driven to near-extinction thanks to insatiable Chinese demand for its meat and scales. The latter are especially prized in traditional medicine, based on bogus claims about their health benefits. But now the pangolin appears to have gained an…

via The endangered pangolin has found an unlikely ally: the same country driving it to extinction — Quartz


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