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Thursday
Feb242011

11 and 13 years in jail for pangolin and bear paw buyers

In separate cases, two men, one convicted of buying 27 pangolins and 8 bear paws, the other of buying 34 pangolins and 10 bear paws, and hiring couriers to transport them to Guangzhou city have been sentenced to 11 years in jail and fined CNY10,000 (USD1,520) and 13 years in jail and fined CNY20,000 (USD3,040) respectively reports CWCA.org

More (in Chinese) at: http://www.cwca.org.cn/Article/ShowArticle.asp?ArticleID=21981
More (in Chinese) at: http://www.cwca.org.cn/Article/ShowArticle.asp?ArticleID=21982

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