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A pangolin, the name, comes from the Malay word, pengguling, meaning "something that rolls up".

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Africa’s Artichokes – Unravelling the mysteries of pangolins on World Pangolin Day

The name pangolin comes from the Malay word pengguling, meaning "something that rolls up".

He looked greedily at the shore, the known haunt of the aardvark, the pangolin, the camelopard... -- The Mauritius Command, Chapter 3 // Pangolins are also known as Scaly Anteaters. The Tree Pangolin shown above, Phataginus tricuspis, is found in equatorial Africa. When threatened, they can roll into a ball, extend their scales, and make a cutting action by using muscles to move the scales back and forth.

Meet the pangolin!

The Pangolin. Imagine someone took an anteater, shrunk it down a bit, and wrapped it in bullet-proof armor. That's pretty much what a pangolin is. They're tiny insect-eaters with powerful digging claws and scaly, leathery body armor.

anneau de pangolin pour MICHAEL

This pangolin was a custom request but i thought he was unusual so i am adding him to my line up. who do you know that has a pangolin ring? sterling silver and adjustable so you can wear him on any finger.

Gli animali dai colori più strani, quando la natura è meglio di Photoshop - Perizona Magazine

Dan Wilcox: Yellow Blue Indian bullfrog Hoplobatrachus tigerinus It's real. Indian Bullfrogs are large frogs that grow up to 15 cms inches) in length. They are yellowish/olive green in color and they have dark irregular markings.

Pangolins (Scaly Anteaters are being illegally poached in the millions and are critically endangered.

The scaly anteaters are being decimated to supply the black market trade in wildlife parts.

It’s basically the most majestic creature ever. | These Pangolins Are The Most Magical Things You'll See All Day

It's basically the most majestic creature ever.

Giant Pangolin (Manis gigantea)

Giant Pangolin (Manis gigantea) - most illegally traded mammal, endangered :(

Safe at last – rescued from poachers, a Ground pangolin and her baby boy are going back to Gorongosa National Park to be released back into their habitat.

A graduate student in ecology at Princeton University, rescued from poachers one of the most elusive animals in sub-Saharan Africa -- a ground pangolin.