Scaly Anteater Being Poached to the Point of Extinction

July 29, 2014 by  
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Scaly anteaters are so in demand for their meat and scales that the animal is being poaching to extinction. Pangolins look like walking pine cones and can be found across Asia and Africa, but they are so popular as a meal in Vietnam and China that all eight species have recently been upgraded to threatened. In fact, it is getting so hard to keep up with demand that a thriving poaching trade between Asia and Africa has popped up. Read the rest of Scaly Anteater Being Poached to the Point of Extinction Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: endangered species , Pangolin , Pangolin being eaten to death , Pangolin endangered , Pangolin meat , Pangolin poaching , Pangolin red list status , Pangolin threatened , Scaly anteater , scaly anteater endangered , Scaly anteater poaching , scaly anteater red list status , Scaly anteater threatened , worlds most traded animal

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Scaly Anteater Being Poached to the Point of Extinction

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