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So Saturday was World Pangolin Day, and although I was unable to write this post on the day, getting the word out about this amazing species.

A Pangolin | Cutest Paw

Four Arrested in Indonesia for Pangolin Smuggling. As usual killed for ingredients in bonkers Chinese medicines.

A pangolin 🌑Pangolin. Many types of Pangolin are threatened or near threatened. They are hunted and eaten in parts of Africa, and are a popular type of bush meat. They are also in great demand in China because their meat is considered a delicacy and some Chinese believe pangolin scales have medicinal qualities. Pangolin are illegally trafficked for food and folk medicine. Hunting and deforestation has led to a large decrease in the numbers of pangolins.🌑Fosterginger.Pinterest.Com🌑More…

Pangolins: 13 facts about the world's most hunted animal

Chinese pangolin also referred to as a scaly anteater or trenggiling is a mammal of the order Pholidota. The one extant family, Manidae, has one genus, Manis, which comprises eight species. A number of extinct species are known. A pangolin has large keratin scales covering its skin, and is the only known mammal with this adaptation. It is found naturally in tropical regions throughout Africa and Asia. The name, pangolin, comes from the Malay word, pengguling, meaning "something that rolls…

Chinese pangolin also referred to as a scaly anteater or trenggiling is a mammal…

baby pangolin © Maria Diekman

Some amazing images of one of Africa's rarely seen creatures - the pangolin.

Nursing Mama-Pangolin

Pangolin - bordering on extinction these amazing creatures are considered a delicacy in China. Their scales are incorrectly thought to possess medicinal qualities. It's easy to poach them in Africa where borders and the coastal regions are poorly guarded.

The IUCN pass a pangolin resolution that is a victory for all pangolins. They have been granted protection. PHOTO: ©1StopBrunei Wildlife

IUCN passes IFAW-led resolution protecting pangolins, world’s most trafficked animal

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