China outrage: How pangolins are ‘force-fed rice to increase price’ on black market

China outrage: How pangolins are ‘force-fed rice to increase price’ on black market

Pangolins, which are often mistaken as reptiles, are actually the only wholly-scaled mammals in the world, with four known species found in Asia and two living in Sub-Saharan Africa. These small, soft animals have been under threat for decades from poachers, as their scales are used in Chinese traditional medicines, leading to some species in […]

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Petition: California and New York Lawmakers Work on Bills Banning “Wet Markets” in their States

Petition: California and New York Lawmakers Work on Bills Banning “Wet Markets” in their States

States are starting to call for bans on “wet markets.” California state senator Harry Stern and New York Assembly member Lisa Rosenthal created an advocacy group called Social Compassion in Legislation to create a plan to end wet markets in California and New York, according to LAD Bible. “Wet markets” are animal markets where animals […]

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