CITES Cop 17
Lisa Hywood – September, 2016
At the CITES Cop 17 held in Johannesburg last month, all eight species of pangolin, known as the world’s most trafficked mammal, were up listed from Appendix II to Appendix I. This means that all international commercial trade of pangolin and their parts is prohibited.
Pangolin Peddler Cops Jailed For 10 Years
The Chronicle – 22 December, 2015
Two police officers from Gokwe have each been sentenced to 10 years in prison after they were found in possession of a pangolin. The duo, part of a four member gang which includes two villagers, were caught while trying to sell the animal to a detective.
A Very Special Pangolin Rescue
Africa Geographic – 18 November, 2015
This is not just another pangolin rescue story. This is a story of compassion and hope, a story of trans-boundary teamwork of two nations coming together to help two endangered mammals. A story that hopefully reminds us that we all have a role to play.