102 Live Pangolins Confiscated in Thailand, Pangolin Scales Seized in India

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Published on: September 4, 2013
102 Live Pangolins Confiscated in Thailand, Pangolin Scales Seized in India (via Annamiticus)

In a span of less than five days, two pangolin trafficking incidents were reported in two countries: On September 1, 2013, police in Khon Kaen seized 102 pangolins from a pickup truck owned by Pornchai Sangsila, a native of Samut Songkhram. This follows…


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