160pp., colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2021
Conservationist Richard Peirce on the illegal trade of pangolins, the links between wildlife and Covid-19 and China’s response to the current pandemic. Pangolins are the world's most trafficked wild mammal. They face extinction if current rates of hunting and trading continue.
Richard Peirce is a past chairman of the Shark Conservation Society and the Shark Trust. His books include The Poacher’s Moon, Giant Steps and Cuddle Me, Kill Me.