The Pangolin: The Most Endangered and Overlooked Mammal Who Needs Our Help!
Demand for wild animal products is threatening Vietnam's vast biodiversity. Even lesser known species are rapidly being depleted, fueling a $19 billion dollar illegal wildlife trade. Push to change attitudes and show the value in protecting wildlife rather than destroying it.
World's Cutest Anteater Increasingly Threatened by Poachers. Customs officials in Hong Kong have intercepted a shipment of more than 1,000 kilograms (2,200 pounds) of pangolin scales hidden in a shipment of plastic toys from South Africa. Pangolins, also known as scaly anteaters, are a group of eight species from Africa and Asia that face extinction because of unsustainable and often illegal trade.