Nigerian customs authorities on the port of Lekki sized a file 7.1 tons of pangolin scales on Wednesday and arrested three suspects. A fourth, believed to be the smuggling kingpin continues to be at giant. The endangered pangolin is now essentially the most hunted mammal on earth and a seizure this massive implies that, relying on the load, between 3,000-9,000 of those shy animals had been killed. 44kg of ivory was additionally seized within the raid. Most of those wildlife merchandise are sure for Asia, particularly to China. (REUTERS)
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