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  • Oct 2, 2014
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Protected pangolins seized from Philippine boat

Philippine authorities have seized 23 protected scaly anteaters found hidden in a cargo boat, in the second case of suspected trafficking of the species in a month, officials said.

Tuesday, 23 April, 2013, 5:28pm

Chinese poachers could face 20 years over pangolins

Twelve suspected Chinese poachers could face up to 20 years in prison for possession of hundreds of dead pangolins or scaly anteaters, Philippine wildlife authorities said on Wednesday.

The boat carrying the 12 Chinese men ran aground on Tubbataha marine park, a Unesco World Heritage-listed coral reef near Palawan, last week.

17 Apr 2013 - 8:36pm 1 comment

Philippines discovers pangolins on Chinese poacher boat

The Philippine coast guard said on Monday it had found hundreds of frozen scaly anteaters, or pangolins, in the cargo hold of a Chinese boat that ran aground in a protected marine sanctuary last week.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am