The Use and Prescription of Pangolin in Traditional Vietnamese Medicine

  title={The Use and Prescription of Pangolin in Traditional Vietnamese Medicine},
  author={Rebecca L. Sexton and Tran Nhan Tanh Nguyen and D. Roberts},
  journal={Tropical Conservation Science},
It is now acknowledged that demand stemming from traditional medicine stimulates a continued market for illegal wildlife trade globally. Increasing demand for pangolin fuels widespread unsustainable extraction and an illicit international trade that is threatening pangolin populations worldwide. Vietnam is an important transit country in this trafficking network and a significant consumer country, particularly due to their longstanding tradition of consuming wildlife products as traditional… 

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