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Pangolin update from Vietnam

For World Pangolin Day 2014 EDGE fellow Tran Quang Phuong has written an update on his work with Sunda pangolin in Vietnam. The Sunda Pangolin, Manis javanica, is highly valued for its meat and scales. Across Southeast Asia individuals are caught and taken from the forest by local hunters and sold into the extensive illegal […]

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Chinese pangolin Conservation in Eastern Himalayas of Nepal

For World Pangolin Day 2014 EDGE fellow Ambika Prasad Khatiwada has written an update on his work on the conservation of Chinese pangolins in Nepal. Out of four Asian pangolins two species (Chinese pangolin Manis pentadactyla and Indian pangolin Manis crassicaudata) are found in Nepal. Chinese pangolins are distributed from the lower foothills to the […]

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Make a date with the pangolin

This Valentine’s weekend make a date with the pangolin for World Pangolin Day, February 15th Lonely pangolin with luscious long tail and perfect scales seeks partner who enjoys walks through the forest and curling up in a warm den. Must enjoy the underground scene and nightlife. No time wasters – on the EDGE of Existence. […]

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