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23 pangolins saved after van accident in Sukhothai

Feb 17. 2018
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By The Nation

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A van accident in Sukhothai province late on Friday led to the rescue of 23 pangolins.

Police were alerted about the accident at 11.30pm when a van lost control at a curve and flipped onto the roadside in Ban Klong Dan village in Tambon Ban Suan, Muang district.

When police arrived, no one was in the van.

The van was carrying 19 bags with 23 pangolins, including a baby, and a dissected pangolin.

The pangolins were taken to the Ban Suan Police Station and later handed over to park officials to be released in the Sukhothai wildlife sanctuary.

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