Nepal: Three Red Panda hides seized

Lage des Distriktes Banke (rot) in Nepal, die Verwaltungszone Bheri ist dunkelgrau, die Entwicklungsregion Mittelwest ist hellgrau markiert.
The Banke District in Nepal. Illustration by Hégésippe Cormier aka Hégésippe – Französisch, CC BY-SA 3.0, Link

In the Banke district of Nepal, a man in possession of a Red Panda hide was arrested at the end of October, the Kathmandu Post reports. While arresting him in his home, the police discovered two more Red Panda skins.

Red Pandas are under protection in Nepal. The man is facing heavy fines and/or imprisonment.


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