Chinese woman accused of trying to sell panda fur

Updated: March 7, 2007, 12:18 PM ET
Associated Press — March 7, 2007

BEIJING — A woman from southern China is accused of trying to sell the pelt of an adult panda, a police officer and state media said Wednesday.

Sun Shiqun, 60, was arrested last month while bringing the panda pelt from her hometown of Ya'an in Sichuan to meet a buyer in the nearby city of Chongqing, said a police officer with the public security division of the Chongqing Forestry Bureau.

The officer, who would only give his surname Liu, said tests on the skin confirmed ...

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