Attempt to smuggle pangolins foiled


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  • Friday, 11 May 2012

GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Wilflife and National Parks Department (Perhilitan) has foiled an attempt by traffickers to smuggle 94 live pangolins at a cargo complex in Batu Maung here.

State Perhilitan director Jamalun Nasir Ibrahim said the department, along with the Malaysian Quarantine and Inspection Services (Maqis) found the scaly anteaters declared as crabs.

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