The pangolin, nicknamed Lijin, was released into the wild in Zhejiang province. Photo: APThe pangolin, nicknamed Lijin, was released into the wild in Zhejiang province. Photo: AP
The pangolin, nicknamed Lijin, was released into the wild in Zhejiang province. Photo: AP

Chinese wildlife activists free pangolin to celebrate new protections

  • Release was to mark new legal measures to conserve one of the world’s most trafficked animals whose scales are used in traditional medicine
  • Wildlife campaigners promise to free more pangolins from captivity
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The pangolin, nicknamed Lijin, was released into the wild in Zhejiang province. Photo: APThe pangolin, nicknamed Lijin, was released into the wild in Zhejiang province. Photo: AP
The pangolin, nicknamed Lijin, was released into the wild in Zhejiang province. Photo: AP
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