Tag: ecosystems-biodiversity


‘We need to teach people about pangolins’ — lessons to learn from a study into live pangolin trade

In recent years, countries in southern Africa, including Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania and Zambia, have noted that the majority of intercepted pangolin trafficking cases involved live animals. While trafficking of pangolin scales from Africa to Asia has been a topic of media attention and research, little is known about the live pangolin trade in Africa.