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China’s appetite for pangolins fuels an illicit trade

When Thai police raided an exotic meat restaurant catering to Chinese tourists in Bangkok’s Wang Thonglang district this month, the officials found a familiar breed: the body of a pangolin, an endangered species native to Asia and Africa protected by international covenants yet also known to be the world’s most trafficked animal. China is the […]

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