2016

2016 Pangolin Trafficking Update: January 1 – July 11, 2016

January 1 - July 11, 2016: 50 confirmed pangolin trafficking incidents spanning 19 countries.
50 confirmed pangolin trafficking incidents spanning 19 countries in 193 days.

Shutting down online illegal wildlife trade groups.

We called attention to Peminat Haiwan Exotic Malaysia and urged our Facebook and Twitter communities to report this group for “selling regulated goods” because it was promoting the sale of protected Malaysian species.

We are pleased to report that Facebook responded and removed this group the very next day.

Facebook has removed a group that was illegally selling protected Malaysian wildlife.
Facebook has removed a group that was illegally selling protected Malaysian wildlife.

We at Annamiticus would like to thank everyone who took a few moments out of their day to report Peminat Haiwan Exotic Malaysia to Facebook. Let’s continue to root out, disrupt, and expose wildlife traffickers – no matter where they try to conduct their dirty business.


Fighting to protect endangered species from exploitation by pro-traders, trophy hunters and other destructive forces at the 66th Meeting of the CITES Standing Committee.


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