Pangolin book to raise funds for conservation

Posted on: July 1st, 2014 by Save Pangolins No Comments

…The strange creature with scales like a dragon is said to have the power of prophecy and to make strong and wise any who would eat it…. In The Oracle Who Ate Ants, author David Scott Lillis has written a fantastic tale about an African pangolin and a boy whose lives become entwined. David has generously offered […]

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Chinese consumers of pangolins could face long jail time

Posted on: April 27th, 2014 by Save Pangolins No Comments

On Thursday, China passed an interpretation of the Criminal Law which will put eaters of rare wild animals in jail. Currently, 420 species of wild animals are considered rare or endangered by the Chinese government. They include pangolins, giant pandas, golden monkeys, and Asian black bears. The new legal interpretation means anyone who eats the […]

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CNN: 7 ways to help save the pangolin

Posted on: April 3rd, 2014 by Save Pangolins 3 Comments

Editor’s Note: The following was written by John Sutter, a columnist for CNN Opinion and creator of CNN’s Change the List project. Follow him on Twitter, Facebook or Google+. E-mail him at ctl@cnn.com. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author. Save Pangolins is reposting this article and does not claim […]

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New pangolin video by the ‘Honey Badger’ YouTube guy

Posted on: April 3rd, 2014 by Save Pangolins No Comments

Remember Randall, the guy who did that hilarious video about badass honey badgers? Well he’s back and this time he’s covering pangolins! He even worked with CNN’s Change the List project to include an important conservation message. Check out the video:

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CNN: “The most trafficked animal you’ve never heard of”

Posted on: April 3rd, 2014 by Save Pangolins No Comments

CNN’s excellent Change the List project features pangolins in a big exposé of the illegal wildlife trade. Save Pangolins worked with author John Sutter on the article and connected him with experts around the world. It’s a must read. The most trafficked animal you’ve never heard of > Click here to read  

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‘Shocking’ scale of pangolin trade exposed in new report

Posted on: March 30th, 2014 by Save Pangolins No Comments

Pangolins, known for their long, sticky tongues and ability to roll up into a ball, have become the most trafficked mammals on Earth. A new study published this month in the journal Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment reports on their dire situation. The study, a collaboration between Oxford University’s Wildlife Conservation Research Unit, the Chinese Public […]

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If you don’t know about pangolins, watch this 1 minute video

Posted on: March 30th, 2014 by Save Pangolins No Comments

Slate recently posted this short video that explains what is a pangolin and why it’s being driven to extinction. If you are just discovering pangolins, this is a good way to get updated.

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Save Pangolins featured on Urban Jungle Radio

Posted on: February 26th, 2014 by Save Pangolins No Comments

On World Pangolin Day we talked with Urban Jungle Radio about the plight of the pangolin. The New York-based radio program dedicated an entire episode to pangolins which you can stream or download the podcast here. Save Pangolins co-founder Paul Thomson talked with RJR host Danny Mendez on the threats facing pangolins, what makes pangolins […]

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Join us in celebrating World Pangolin Day on Saturday Feb. 15

Posted on: February 14th, 2014 by Save Pangolins No Comments

World Pangolin Day 2014 is this Saturday, February 15th. Please join us in raising awareness about the plight of the pangolin, one of the most trafficked mammals in the world. Tell your friends about pangolins. Join us on Facebook and Twitter for regular updates, including the successes of people trying to save pangolins.

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First ever International Conference for Pangolins to be held in Singapore

Posted on: June 19th, 2013 by Save Pangolins 3 Comments

Conservation of Pangolins Given Hope at International Conference First-ever conference by IUCN Pangolin Specialist Group and Wildlife Reserves Singapore to be a global voice in the protection and conservation of pangolins   Singapore/London, 19 June 2013 – Wildlife Reserves Singapore and the International Union for Conservation of Nature Species Survival Commission (IUCN-SSC) Pangolin Specialist Group […]

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