Police Raid Man's Freezers And Find The Saddest Thing
They're the world's most trafficked animal — and he had hundreds of them.
After receiving calls from neighbors who were concerned about the five large freezers on a man's property in Indonesia, police investigated. What they discovered on August 15 was shocking.
But the wild animal's sweet, shy demeanor means nothing to the people who want pangolins for their meat and scales. As a food, pangolin is considered a delicacy in some areas, and their scales are rumored to be medicinal in the Far East. Pangolin leather is even used to make boots.