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Interview: Alexandra Andersson, protector of Hong Kong’s pangolins – cute, harmless, and endangered

By David Wilson Despite resembling animated pine cones, pangolins are considered a delicacy and hunted widely for human consumption. Based on seizure data, Hong Kong is a major transit point for pangolin smuggling from Southeast Asia and Africa. Alexandra Andersson – the founder of the conservation group Hong Kong for Pangolins – frames the reasons […]