As Prince William calls for an end to China’s illegal wildlife trade, Sky News reports on the fight to save the pangolin.
The elephant, the tiger and the rhino are the undisputed “celebrities” of the world’s endangered species, but they are by no means the animals most at risk of extinction.
The most hunted animal in the world is a creature so sought after by Chinese and Vietnamese consumers that, as Prince William recently remarked, it could be extinct before most people have ever heard of it.
As the Duke of Cambridge uses his state visit to China to press for an end to the country’s massive illegal trade in wildlife, Sky News has been given access to a unique British-funded conservation facility fighting to save the pangolin.
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