wildlife trade

China Is Closing Its Wildlife Markets. Let’s Make It Permanent.
China Is Closing Its Wildlife Markets. Let’s Make It Permanent.

This piece comes to us from Colin Poole, a Regional Director for WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) based in Phnom Penh, where he manages a portfolio of programs that include China.

This week, we are reopening the WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) office in Guangzhou, China, and—after working from home for over two ...

Pangolin | Photo: Dan Challender

The World's Most Wanted Animal

Pangolin Fact Sheet

Pangolin: mammals of the order of Pholidota. There are eight species of pangolins that are found on two continents.

AKA: scaly anteaters

Kingdom: | Animalia
Phylum: | Chordata
Class: | Mammalia
Order: | Pholidota
Family: | Manidae

Four species of Pangolin are found in Africa: Black-bellied pangolin (Phataginus tetradactyla), White-bellied pangolin (Phataginus tricuspis), Giant Ground pangolin (Smutsia ...