Animal photos of the week: 27 September 2013 - Telegraph

Animal photos of the week: 27 September 2013

An 11 month old baby pangolin in Namibia. Little is known about the shy, endangered species. This thing is absolutely adorable!

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The hunting of pangolins, the world& most illegally traded mammal, has increased by 150 percent in Central African forests from to according to a new study led by the University of Sussex.

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If you’ve never heard of these animals, it’s because within the world of endangered species, discrimination persists. A look at why this is bad news for you and your world.

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Where Have All the Pangolins Gone?

To protect itself, pangolins can roll up into a near-perfect ball, covering their faces and undersides, which aren't as tough as their keratin scales.

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

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"baby pangolins always look like they're waiting to nervously ask you to prom" -Lisa Dib (

10+ Baby Pangolins Who Are The World’s Cutest Artichokes.

10+ Baby Pangolins Who Are The World’s Cutest Artichokes

A two-week-old baby pangolin clings to mum's tail at Taipei Zoo in Taiwan. The tiny Chinese pangolin, which has large scales covering most of its body, was rescued from poachers and is now looked after by zoo staff. by Suzi Eszterhas

What's your favorite animal? Mines a pangolin. If you've never heard of that Google it and you'll thank me later. Spoiler alert it's totally irl sandshrew #sketch #strathmore #dibujo #sketchbook #glow #glowing

What's your favorite animal? Mines a pangolin. If you've never heard of that Google it and you'll thank me later. Spoiler alert it's totally irl sandshrew #sketch #strathmore #dibujo #sketchbook #glow #glowing

It’s called the pangolin. Picture an armadillo dressed up as an artichoke. Strangely enough though, it is not closely related to either. The pangolin and armadillo’s resemblance is a prime example of convergent evolution, where two species evolve separately, but turn out functionally alike because they are adapted to similar environments. In this case, that means digging burrows and eating ants and termites. The artichoke resemblance is probably more of a coincidence.

Common Name: Ground Pangolin Scientific Name: Manis Temmincki Location: E. to Southern Africa

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VietNamNet Bridge – The Bac Ninh provincial authorities recently put up for auction 42 Java pangolins, an endangered species, that were seized in the province.

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