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Pakistan’s pangolins need more than armour

Pakistan’s pangolins need more than armour

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PUBLISHEDSeptember 18, 2022 KARACHI: A sting operation involving wildlife activists from Pakistan and Kenya has recently led to not only the busting of an organized gang connected with the inter-continental Pangolin trade being operated from this South Asian country, but has also exposed several dark facets of this high-scale illegal activity. The story of this unexpectedly successful operation began a few months ago with an email, which initially was considered “spam”. Aemanu (name changed due to security reason), an African wildlife activist, who is also associated with a famous conservation network received an email from an unknown person in Pakistan, asking her if she was interested in procurement of pangolins. She, initially, took that as a spam email, like another hundreds she ...