Greenwatch Uganda is reportedly taking legal action against the Uganda Wildlife Authority for approving the export of seven tonnes of pangolin scales.

Ugandan NGO Suing Wildlife Authority Over Pangolin Scale Debacle

Greenwatch Uganda is reportedly taking legal action against the Uganda Wildlife Authority for approving the export of seven tonnes of pangolin scales.

Chinese officials recently made the largest pangolin parts bust in the country’s history, seizing 3.1 tons of pangolin scales—estimated to represent 5,000 to 7,500 individual animals.

Officials Seize 3.1 Tons of Pangolin Scales

Chinese officials recently made the largest pangolin parts bust in the country’s history, seizing 3.1 tons of pangolin scales—estimated to represent 5,000 to 7,500 individual animals.

The Ugandan courts will today decide on whether to issue an emergency injunction to prevent the export of 7 tons of pangolin scales worth USD4.3 million. The injunction will be decided in advance of a court hearing over the legality of Uganda Wildlife Authority ability to issue an export permit for

The Ugandan courts will today decide on whether to issue an emergency injunction to prevent the export of 7 tons of pangolin scales worth USD4.3 million. The injunction will be decided in advance of a court hearing over the legality of Uganda Wildlife Authority ability to issue an export permit for

Pangolin scales dealer petitions over rights

Pangolin scales dealer petitions over rights

A coat of armor made of pangolin scales, an unusual object, was presented to George III in 1820.  Scrotifera is a proposed clade of mammals within Laurasiatheria, consisting of the following six orders and their common ancestors: Artiodactyla, Even-toed ungulate,

A coat of armor made of pangolin scales, an unusual object, was presented to George III in 1820. Scrotifera is a proposed clade of mammals within Laurasiatheria, consisting of the following six orders and their common ancestors: Artiodactyla, Even-toed ungulate,

A Pangolin. Many types of Pangolin are threatened or near threatened. They are hunted and eaten in parts of Africa, and are a popular type of bush meat. They are also in great demand in China because their meat is considered a delicacy and some Chinese believe pangolin scales have medicinal qualities. Pangolin are illegally trafficked for food and folk medicine.   Hunting and deforestation has led to a large decrease in the numbers of pangolins.

A Pangolin. Many types of Pangolin are threatened or near threatened. They are hunted and eaten in parts of Africa, and are a popular type of bush meat. They are also in great demand in China because their meat is considered a delicacy and some Chinese believe pangolin scales have medicinal qualities. Pangolin are illegally trafficked for food and folk medicine. Hunting and deforestation has led to a large decrease in the numbers of pangolins.

Cameroon: Notorious trafficker arrested with over 100 kg of pangolin scales. - allAfrica.com

Cameroon: Notorious trafficker arrested with over 100 kg of pangolin scales.

Cameroon: Notorious trafficker arrested with over 100 kg of pangolin scales. - allAfrica.com

THREATENED: Package for oral liquid made out of pangolin scales. Photo courtesy of TRAFFIC.

THREATENED: Package for oral liquid made out of pangolin scales. Photo courtesy of TRAFFIC.

Pangolin Scales ~ Overlapping like artichoke leaves, the scales grow throughout the life of a pangolin just like hair; scale edges are constantly filed down a...

Pangolin Scales ~ Overlapping like artichoke leaves, the scales grow throughout the life of a pangolin just like hair; scale edges are constantly filed down a...

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