Human Interest

Operation Pangolin Liberation

Customs Officers rescued over 100 pangolins – commonly called the scaly anteater – from two individuals trying to smuggle them from Thailand.  Despite its “endangered” status, people seek the Pangolin as both a culinary delicacy and for use in traditional medicines for various maladies.

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visit the link on BBC News to read more and watch a video about the rescue: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-25049468

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