Yashar Ali 🐘 @yashar New York Magazine/HuffPost Contributor Email: [email protected] Direct Messages Open Text/Call/Signal/Confide/WhatsApp: 310-795-2497. Agents: UTA May. 26, 2019 1 min read

Poaching is sending the shy, elusive pangolin to its doom

@Rachael_Bale reports

 https://on.natgeo.com/2LHt7cz 

2. Pangolin scales are used up in traditional Chinese medicine. But like a rhino horn, they’re made of Keratin. You know what else is made of Keratin? Our fingernails.

People are so dumb and so cruel

3. A photo from @Rachael_Bale’s excellent story linked in my first tweet.

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4. Vietnam seizes 5.26 tonnes of pangolin scales hidden in cashew containers  https://www.reuters.com/article/us-vietnam-wildlife-trafficking-idUSKCN1SU0JF 


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