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New publication discusses intercontinental trade threat to African pangolins

A new publication by Co-Chair of the IUCN-SSC PangolinSG, Dan Challender and member of the PangolinSG, Lisa Hywood, in the latest TRAFFIC Bulletin, gathers available evidence and discusses the threat to African pangolins from intercontinental trade to Asia. This trade trend is one that was predicated some years ago but to date has been subject to little investigation. To read the full article, follow the below link.

Challender, DWS and Hywood, L (2012). African pangolins under increased pressure from poaching and intercontinental trade. TRAFFIC Bulletin Vol. 24, No.3, p.53-55.