The seized scales were worth an estimated US$9 million. Photo: AFP The seized scales were worth an estimated US$9 million. Photo: AFP
The seized scales were worth an estimated US$9 million. Photo: AFP
Malaysia

Malaysia torches 2.8 tonnes of seized pangolin scales in a bid to thwart smugglers of the endangered animal

  • Pangolins are heavily poached for their meat and parts, which traditional Chinese medicine practitioners claim increase blood circulation and lactation

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The seized scales were worth an estimated US$9 million. Photo: AFP The seized scales were worth an estimated US$9 million. Photo: AFP
The seized scales were worth an estimated US$9 million. Photo: AFP
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