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The image shows the rescued pangolin.(ANI)

Pangolin rescued few days back released in forest area in Odisha

By Asian News International | Posted by: Srimoyee Chowdhury | Cuttack, Odisha
PUBLISHED ON JAN 03, 2021 05:58 PM IST
The health condition of the pangolin was monitored for a few days and now it is fit to be introduced in the ecosystem.
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The image shows the rescued pangolin.(ANI)
The image shows the rescued pangolin.(ANI)

Pangolin rescued as police busts wildlife trade racket in Odisha

By Asian News International | Posted by: Srimoyee Chowdhury | Cuttack, Odisha
PUBLISHED ON DEC 23, 2020 04:49 PM IST
The seized pangolin will be handed over to Nandankan zoo authorities.
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Pangolins are listed in Schedule I of India’s Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972, implying the highest degree of protection.(Sahyadri Nisarga Mitra and WCCB)
Pangolins are listed in Schedule I of India’s Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972, implying the highest degree of protection.(Sahyadri Nisarga Mitra and WCCB)

Maharashtra becomes first state in India to get dedicated action plan to protect pangolins

By Badri Chatterjee | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2020 05:39 PM IST
The principal chief conservator of forests (PCCF-wildlife) recently got nod from the state for its proposal to form a study group to prepare a five-year conservation action plan for pangolins
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Veterinary nurse, Alicia Abbott, of the African Pangolin Working Group in South Africa holds a pangolin, at a Wildlife Veterinary Hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa. The group have been rehabilitating pangolins rescued from poachers for nearly a decade.(AP)
Veterinary nurse, Alicia Abbott, of the African Pangolin Working Group in South Africa holds a pangolin, at a Wildlife Veterinary Hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa. The group have been rehabilitating pangolins rescued from poachers for nearly a decade.(AP)

Feeding to coaxing back to health: Volunteers in South Africa take care of pangolins rescued from poachers

By Press Trust of India | Posted by: Srimoyee Chowdhury | Johannesburg
PUBLISHED ON NOV 04, 2020 06:20 PM IST
Pangolins aren’t well known and yet they are among the most poached and illegally trafficked animals in the world.
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File photo.(Praful Gangurde/ HT Photo)
File photo.(Praful Gangurde/ HT Photo)

Experts develop forensic kit to check illegal trading of pangolins

By Joydeep Thakur | Edited by Sparshita Saxena | Hindustan Times, Kolkata
UPDATED ON JUL 08, 2020 11:44 AM IST
The scientists now plan to work with the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s Pangolin special group to draft a pangolin identification guide by which species of pangolins can be identified.
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The image shows the rare pangolin rescued from the smuggler.(ANI)
The image shows the rare pangolin rescued from the smuggler.(ANI)

Rare pangolin rescued from smuggler, accused arrested

By Asian News International | Posted by: Srimoyee Chowdhury | Gariyaband, Chhattisgarh
PUBLISHED ON JUN 28, 2020 01:14 PM IST
The smuggler waiting for customers to sell a rare species of Pangolin near Kulhadighat village located in Mainpur Tehsil.
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A person was arrested for attempting to smuggle a pangolin abroad from Jalpaiguri, West Bengal.(Praful Gangurde/ HT File Photo/For Representative Purposes Only)
A person was arrested for attempting to smuggle a pangolin abroad from Jalpaiguri, West Bengal.(Praful Gangurde/ HT File Photo/For Representative Purposes Only)

Pangolin rescued, poacher arrested in Bengal

By Press Trust of India | Posted by: Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Jalpaiguri
UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2020 04:09 PM IST
A poacher, Fajnu Mohammad, wanted to smuggle the pangolin to Siliguri from where it could have been trafficked abroad.
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After testing more than 1,000 samples from wild animals, scientists at the South China Agricultural University found the genome sequences of viruses in pangolins to be 99 percent identical to those on coronavirus patients(AFP)
After testing more than 1,000 samples from wild animals, scientists at the South China Agricultural University found the genome sequences of viruses in pangolins to be 99 percent identical to those on coronavirus patients(AFP)

Endangered pangolin suspect No.1 as direct source of coronavirus outbreak

By Agence France-Presse | Paris
UPDATED ON FEB 08, 2020 12:32 AM IST
An earlier study -- since discredited -- pointed to snakes, and there remain numerous candidate species in the Wuhan wildlife market thought to be ground zero of the epidemic.
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This nocturnal animal feeds mainly on ants and termites (representational image).(HT File Photo)
This nocturnal animal feeds mainly on ants and termites (representational image).(HT File Photo)

Villagers thought it’s a crocodile, it turned out to be this rare animal

By Press Trust of India | Neemuch
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2019 05:21 PM IST
To safeguard pangolin species, India has accorded the highest levels of protection to it under the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
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pangolin are considered to be at high risk of extinction.(Twitter/ANI)
pangolin are considered to be at high risk of extinction.(Twitter/ANI)

Forest officials rescue Indian pangolin from a house in Odisha

By Asian News International | Cuttack
UPDATED ON AUG 31, 2019 06:15 PM IST
Pangolins are often referred to as the world’s most trafficked mammal.
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Forest officials rescued this Pangolin and released it in a safe part of Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary in Jamshedpur, on Monday, July 22, 2019.(Manoj Kumar / HT Photo)
Forest officials rescued this Pangolin and released it in a safe part of Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary in Jamshedpur, on Monday, July 22, 2019.(Manoj Kumar / HT Photo)

Pangolin, world’s most poached scaled mammal, rescued in Dalma Sanctuary

By Debashish Sarkar | Hindustan Times, Ranchi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 23, 2019 02:15 PM IST
According to a sanctuary official. there are many Pangolins in Dalma Sanctuary but they are vulnerable to extinction as they are world’s most trafficked scaled mammals
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With court’s permission, the pangolin will be kept with the forest authorities after which it will be freed.(HT/PHOTO)
With court’s permission, the pangolin will be kept with the forest authorities after which it will be freed.(HT/PHOTO)

Pune police arrest three men for trying to sell endangered pangolin in Katraj

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON JAN 31, 2019 04:08 PM IST
They were found at 2:45 pm near the Katraj junction hotel located on the Pune-Bangalore highway
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The pangolin was kept in a plastic bag and hidden under a cloth.(Praful Gangurde / HT Photo)
The pangolin was kept in a plastic bag and hidden under a cloth.(Praful Gangurde / HT Photo)

Two held in Thane for trying to sell pangolin, a highly endangered animal

By Arvind Walmiki | Hindustan Times, Thane, Thane
UPDATED ON JAN 09, 2019 10:25 AM IST
Officers from Thane’s central crime unit had laid a trap on Mumbra-Panvel road after they had got information about two people coming to the city to sell a rare animal.
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