Pangolins, the second most trafficked animals in the world, are currently on the verge of extinction in Asia and Africa.  This is due to their perceived medicinal values. In view of this, the Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science, University of Lagos will join the world in celebrating World Pangolin Day 2019.

World Pangolin Day is an opportunity for pangolin enthusiasts all over the world to team up in raising the awareness of these unique mammals and the threat they face in the wild.

Details of the event are as follows:

Date:                          Thursday, February 14, 2019
Time:                         10:00a.m.
Venue:           Lecture Theatre 026, Faculty of Science

This year’s event will feature a symposium and stakeholders meeting.

Members of the University community and the general public are cordially invited.