Traffic police in the Central province of Nghe An on December 20 arrested two men who were illegally transporting eight live pangolins on a coach.
VOV.VN -Rangers working in the central province of Thanh Hoa province have discovered an operation involving the illegal transportation of pangolins and turtles.
Police in the central province of Quang Tri’s Huong Hoa district on October 7 arrested a man illegally transporting five Java pangolins, which are in the list of endangered rare species and banned from trading.
VOV.VN -Police in Ha Tinh province have uncovered an operation involving the illegal transportation of live pangolin, listed on the Red List of endangered species, weighing a total of 140 kilogrammes.
VOV.VN -Police in Nghe An province uncovered an operation to illegally transport seven dead pangolins weighing 22.7 kg on June 2.
VOV.VN -Customs forces at Cau Treo international border gate and police forces in Ha Tinh province have successfully seized several pangolins and turtles along with more than 410 kg of rare wood hidden in a car.
The Cuc Phuong National Park on April 17 received 39 pangolins rescued from wildlife traffickers and handed over by authorities of the northern province of Hung Yen.
Authorities in Vietnam have seized 13 rhinoceros horns and related items from South Africa, just days after the seizure of 10 tons of illegal wildlife products.
A group of people keeping pangolins illegally were recently caught red-handed by the police of the northeastern border province of Quang Ninh and the Criminal Police Department under the Ministry of Public Security in the province’s Mong Cai city.
The forest ranger force of north central Thanh Hoa province said on June 14 that they had uncovered and seized a truck transporting 74 live Java pangolin individuals, listed in the world red book, weighing 339 kilogrammes.
Local law enforcement forces of the southernmost province of Ca Mau recently uncovered the illegal transportation of 114 pangolins, the Department of Forest Rangers said on January 23.
The police on environment crime prevention and fight under the Ministry of Public Security on October 26 detected an illegal detention of rare animals in Loc Ninh district, the southern province of Binh Phuoc.
Police in the northern province of Hoa Binh have seized 118 pangolins smuggled in a car during a long chase that ended with the police shooting two of the car’s tires.
The traditional use of pangolin scales to treat blocked milk ducts is touted by a number of websites online, but doctors of traditional medicine said scientific research proves that it is ineffective.
The Wildlife Research and Conservation Centre (WRCC) and Cuc Phuong National Park have recently successfully released 46 Javan pangolins into the wild.
Vietnam has become a smuggling hub for endangered animals destined for the Chinese market.
VOV.VN - WildAid has launched a new campaign to raise the public awareness about the impact of the consumption of pangolin meat and scales in an effort to reduce demand for pangolin products in Asia.
Forest wardens in the northern province of Ninh Binh have handed over 22 Sunda pangolins, also known as the Malayan or Java pangolin, to the Carnivore and Pangolin Conservation Programme, according to the Save Vietnam’s Wildlife organisation.
More than 40 pangolins have died because of asthenia caused by poor eating in a non-natural environment. Only 20 remain stay alive.
(VOV) - Pangolins, also known as scaly anteaters, a creature native to Vietnam and a few other countries in Asia and Africa, are currently on the brink of extinction, threatened by illegal poaching and wildlife trade.