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Jun012008

Huge pangolin and elephant skin seizure in China

On 1 June, Baoshan Forest Police in Yunnan Province, China, confiscated 281 kg of pangolin scales and 734 kg of elephant skins worth an estimated CNY400,000 (USD58,000), the largest case involving the illegal transport and sale of threatened wildlife products in recent years, reports news.yninfo.com

http://news.yninfo.com/yn/dzxw/200806/t20080605_654513.htm

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