BEIJING, June 8 -- Manis pentadactyla was upgraded to the wildlife under the first class protection from second class recently. The National Forestry and Grassland Adminisration would take measures to strengthen the protection and saving of Manis pentadactyla.

The number of distribution provinces of Manis pentadactyla in China was reduced 11 from the previous 17, based on the investigation result in 2003. In order to strengthen it’s protection, in 2007, it was not allowed to hunt Manis pentadactyla in the wild. And in 2018, the commercial import and it’s production was comprehensively stopped in China.

FYG 6.8 highlight Manis pentadactyla upgraded to first class protection

By Xin Shuyu

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