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It’s UN World Wildlife Day Today, March 3: Rare Giant Pangolin Seized from Poachers Rescued and Released by WCS and Partners in Congo
March 3, 2020 – A giant pangolin (Smutsia gigantea) that was seized from poachers in Northern Congo has been successfully rescued and returned to the wild by WCS staff and partners. The photos included (see link above) show the pangolin in the basket used for transport during the rescue operation; rehydrating in the room at the WCS facility where it spent one night; and the animals as it is released into the wild.   Pangolins are among the most commonly trafficked animals in the ...
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