Construction of the new facility has been paid for by Eran Moas in support of Pangolin protection in Cameroon. The facility is located at Mefou Park which is 50km from the capital Yaounde and should be completed by August 2019. The new facility will consist of: Education center: schools and organizations who visit Mefou will ... Read More
A collaborative awareness campaign between a silversmith, a photographer and a conservationist. Who would have thought that getting these three together would have created one of the most successful Pangolin awareness campaigns the world has ever seen. Lisa Hywood, CEO and founder of The Tikki Hywood Foundation; “22 years ago, Negomo, an adult female pangolin, ... Read More
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. This is indeed a great coup, but sadly reflects the ... Read More
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.
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.