The illegal trade in pangolins and slow lorises in Indonesia has gained a lot of media attention, yet that has had only a small effect on combating the actual trade itself. In many areas of the country, these two critically endangered species have gone extinct due to a lack of law enforcement and specialized protection.
The Kukang Rescue Program focuses on slow lorises and has a capacity of 30 animals while the Trenggiling Conservation Program, which is currently being built, is dedicated to saving pangolins.
Read more about illegal wildlife trade in pangolins and slow lorises, as well as about the wonderful work that Kukang Rescue Center and Trenggiling Conservation Program do in Sumatra to save these two species on Sustainability Times.
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