UWA sued over export of pangolin scales

A pangolin

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Court documents filed by Greenwatch indicate that a kilogramme of pangolin scales which can only be obtained from one adult or two young ones is worth Shs1,704,000 and has a very attractive market in China and other Asian countries.

Kampala- A non-governmental organisation has sued Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) for alleged issuance of licence for exporting pangolin scales.

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