Rhishja Larson

Pangolins Roll into the Wildlife Trafficking Spotlight

Thousands of pangolins are killed each year in the illegal wildlife trade. Photo courtesy of Tikki Hywood Trust, Zimbabwe. An unexpected newcomer has joined the world’s most iconic species — the elephant, rhino, and tiger — under the international wildlife trafficking ...

Rhino horn: All myth, no medicine

By Rhishja Larson Although few features in the animal kingdom are as magnificent as the horn of the rhino, such magnificence comes at a deadly price: The illegal rhino horn trade is responsible for decimating the world’s rhino population ...