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Helping to save pangolins from extinction

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Pangolins, widely distributed in Asia and Africa, have been described as the most heavily trafficked wild mammals globally. Following the emergence of COVID-19, researchers suggested that the Sunda pangolin (Manis javanica) may have been the intermediary host of SARS-CoV-2 in a transmission chain from bats to people. Although subsequent studies have shown that this is unlikely, the impact of this association on pangolins is unknown. In this article, we reflect on the potential impacts of this...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1111/conl.12871

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Biology
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Author
Publisher:
Wiley Open Access
Journal:
Conservation Letters More from this journal
Volume:
15
Issue:
3
Article number:
e12871
Publication date:
2022-01-13
Acceptance date:
2021-12-29
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EISSN:
1755-263X
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1228452
Local pid:
pubs:1228452
Deposit date:
2022-01-03

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