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Rise to fame: events, media activity and public interest in pangolins and pangolin trade, 2005–2016

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Attention focused on pangolins (Pholidota) and the threats posed to their survival and welfare by international trade (for use in Chinese Traditional Medicine and the Asian wild meat market) has skyrocketed across all digital information platforms over the last decade. Previously obscure and often referred to as the ‘mammal you’ve never heard of’, pangolins are now widely recognised as an icon of the illegal wildlife trade. We document the events that led to the pangolins’ ‘rise to fame’, cul...

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Peer reviewed
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10.3897/natureconservation.30.28651

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS Division
Department:
Zoology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS Division
Department:
Zoology
Role:
Author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS Division
Department:
Zoology
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Pensoft Publishers Publisher's website
Journal:
Nature Conservation Journal website
Volume:
30
Pages:
107-133
Publication date:
2018-12-03
Acceptance date:
2018-10-12
DOI:
EISSN:
1314-3301
ISSN:
1314-6947
Pubs id:
pubs:938737
URN:
uri:262d5330-253b-4b3b-8834-229e030b9aea
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uuid:262d5330-253b-4b3b-8834-229e030b9aea
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pubs:938737

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