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China removes pangolin scales from traditional medicine list

China removes pangolin scales from traditional medicine list

The Chinese govt has removed pangolin scales from its 2020 list of approved ingredients used in traditional Chinese medicine. This move is critical step in saving the world’s most trafficked mammal. Pangolins are highly valued in Asia for their meat & scales. Last year, authorities detained more than 130 tons of pangolin related products, which is estimated to represent up to 400,000 animals.

Milan
Milan
Limer
Limer 2 months

Watching videos of how these little guys get captured and taken away is heartbreaking it's horrendous, hopefully this is the first step to really minimizing the demand for them.

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