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Nigeria seizes $54 million in pangolin scales, claws and elephant tusks

By Guardian Exclusive
05 August 2021   |   3:44 pm
Officials in Nigeria, known as a hub for illegal wildlife trafficking have seized a record amount of pangolin scales and claws and elephant tusks as the government attempts to combat the trade, the head of customs said on Wednesday.

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