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Illegal trade of pangolins and their parts widespread online in Laos

Wildlife traders say that the illegal trade of pangolins remains strong – including on the Internet – despite their listing as a critically endangered species by Laos and even though the government has ordered a crackdown on the trade of endangered wildlife. Laos, a popular transit ...

RFA Lao

Smuggled Pangolins from Laos Seized in Mekong River

Thai authorities have rescued 40 live pangolins that were being smuggled in a boat from Laos to Thailand. The pangolins were found in sacks aboard the vessel that had crossed the Mekong River. The animals are said to have been bound for restaurants and traditional medicine shops ...

The Laotian Times

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