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Hunt for bogus asthma cure threatens pangolins

24.03.2019
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The most trafficked mammal on the planet is in dangerous declineOne of nature's most remarkable creatures, the pangolin, is being driven to extinction as hunting and trafficking have soared in recent years. Studies have discovered that hundreds of thousands of these distinctive, scaly animals are now being killed every year to satisfy markets in Asia, making it the most trafficked and poached mammal on Earth.The pangolin is hunted for its meat - and also for its scales, which are believed to have important medicinal properties as cures for poor circulation, skin complaints and asthma. Continue reading...
Zdroj: The Guardian

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