Illegal wildlife traders in Laos and China are seeking to cash in on fears over the outbreak.
The genome sequences of viruses in pangolins are 99% identical to the virus found in human coronavirus patients.
A "Defender of the Monarch Butterfly" might have been murdered over his opposition to illegal logging.
Using beehives strung on wires around a cultivated plot can keep the pachyderms away, it has been found.
“The simplest way to prevent such infectious diseases is to stay away from wildlife," an expert said.
We may know what animal incubated the new coronavirus in China: bats.