Pangolin seizures have been reported all over China but what is done with them after they are found is not always clear. Photo: AP Pangolin seizures have been reported all over China but what is done with them after they are found is not always clear. Photo: AP
Pangolin seizures have been reported all over China but what is done with them after they are found is not always clear. Photo: AP

China has laws to stop pangolin trafficking – but what happens to the seized animals?

  • A black market persists for the endangered species, with the price of scales soaring
  • Information about recovered pangolins proving difficult to obtain from the authorities and officials may be ill-equipped to rehabilitate those found alive

Topic |   Conservation
Pangolin seizures have been reported all over China but what is done with them after they are found is not always clear. Photo: AP Pangolin seizures have been reported all over China but what is done with them after they are found is not always clear. Photo: AP
Pangolin seizures have been reported all over China but what is done with them after they are found is not always clear. Photo: AP
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