A record 8.3 tons of pangolin scales and more than 1,000 ivory tusks have been intercepted by Hong Kong customs officers. The value of the seized goods, which equates to around 500 elephants and up to 13,000 pangolins, was over HK$62m (£6m), officials said on Friday.

A record 8.3 tons of pangolin scales and more than 1,000 ivory tusks have been intercepted by Hong Kong customs officers. The value of the seized goods, which equates to around 500 elephants and up to 13,000 pangolins, was over HK$62m (£6m), officials said on Friday. submitted by /u/madazzahatter to r/EndangeredSpecies [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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Two grade-schoolers help write “Promise to Our Keiki” bill: It would require every incoming flight to Hawaii to show a public service announcement about the state’s #Endangered and endemic wildlife, as well as the laws to protect #Animals and the ocean.

Two grade-schoolers help write “Promise to Our Keiki” bill: It would require every incoming flight to Hawaii to show a public service announcement about the state’s endangered and endemic wildlife, as well as the laws to protect animals and the ocean. submitted by /u/honolulu_oahu_mod to r/EndangeredSpecies [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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RIP, Lonesome George: The Last Known Hawaiian Land Snail Has Died – The rare 14-year-old land snail known as Lonesome George had been living in a special lab run by the University of Hawai‘i since 1997.

RIP, Lonesome George: The Last Known Hawaiian Land Snail Has Died – The rare 14-year-old land snail known as Lonesome George had been living in a special lab run by the University of Hawai‘i since 1997. submitted by /u/honolulu_oahu_mod to r/EndangeredSpecies [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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The Vast Majority of #Animals in the Wildlife Trade Are Not Protected: As elephants, rhinos, and tigers capture the spotlight, thousands of other species are being traded into potential oblivion.

The Vast Majority of Animals in the Wildlife Trade Are Not Protected: As elephants, rhinos, and tigers capture the spotlight, thousands of other species are being traded into potential oblivion. submitted by /u/ChingShih to r/EndangeredSpecies [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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