The Asian pangolin is one of the world’s most trafficked wild animals.

New pangolin laws bite as mainland Chinese man sentenced to 20 months for trafficking 48kg of scales in landmark Hong Kong endangered species case

  • Case believed to be Hong Kong’s first since the scaly mammals were upgraded to highest level of animal protection
  • Man, 44, convicted of trafficking scales worth HK$189,000
Topic |   Crime in Hong Kong

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The Asian pangolin is one of the world’s most trafficked wild animals.
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