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Indonesia seizes pangolins, scales worth $190,000

MEDAN, Indonesia: Indonesian authorities have seized hundreds of critically endangered pangolins and scales in a haul worth $190,000 after uncovering a major smuggling operation, an official said Wednesday. Two men were also arrested after navy officers raided a warehouse near a port on Sumatra island late Tuesday, acting on a tip-off that it was being used to store the creatures which are also known as "scaly anteaters". They discovered 223 live pangolins, 24 of the creatures which were already dead and frozen as well…

Rare humpback whale sighted near Karachi again

KARACHI: Local Fishermen have reported rare sighting of a bunch of humpback whales off the Karachi coast. World Wildlife Fund for Nature Pakistan-(WWF-P) has released video of Arabian Sea humpback whales spotted off the Karachi coast. The rare sea mammals were also sighted two weeks ago in the sea. WWF-P sources said that some fishermen had witnessed five whales nearly 57 nautical miles distance from Karachi coast. The humpback whale is an endangered specie with rapidly dwindling population. The endangered whale facing…