Hope for pangolins as protection boosted in China

Conservation groups have welcomed China's move to remove pangolins from the official list of traditional Chinese medicine treatments, saying this could be a "game changer".

The news, reported by China's Health Times newspaper, comes after China raised the animal's protected status to the highest level last week.

Pangolins have been pushed to the brink by illegal hunting for scales and meat.

They are implicated in coronavirus, but the evidence is unclear.

Read more here:

https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-52981804

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