Giant Pangolin (Manis gigantea)

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

Pangolin: these guys are so cool. Cute but wearing armour. There are 8 subspecies found in China, India, south-east Asia and Africa, and range from threatened to critically endangered. This is due to the demand for its meat and skin.

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

A Pangolin. Many types of Pangolin are threatened or near threatened. They are hunted and eaten in parts of Africa, and are a popular types 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.

Dan Challender remembers the first time he saw someone eat a pangolin. As part of his research into the consumer demand and illegal trade of the small mammals—often referred to as scaly anteaters—he found himself in a restaurant in Ho Chi Minh City in

Endangered Pangolin. The only mammal with scales! Animals, Creatures, and Beasts. Wild Kingdom

A pangolin 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 also known.

Esto puede ser el pequeño reptil lindo nunca. Este pequeño lagarto armadillo ha robado el corazón

Little Armadillo Lizard

Funny pictures about Little Armadillo Lizard. Oh, and cool pics about Little Armadillo Lizard. Also, Little Armadillo Lizard photos.

Authorities in Ivory Coast have seized a record haul of three tonnes of pangolin scales worth an estimated $82,000, in what officials on Thursday called a "massacre".

Authorities in Ivory Coast have seized a record haul of three tonnes of pangolin scales worth an estimated $82,000, in what officials on Thursday called a "massacre".

Baby Pangolin sleeping on mother's tail. - more at megacutie.co.uk

Meanwhile somewhere else at the Bali zoo a pangolin carries its baby in its enclosure. The pangolin baby was born on May Picture: AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati

25 animals way weirder than anything you’ve seen in science fiction [pics]

25 animals way weirder than anything you’ve seen in science fiction [pics]

Pangolin curled up in the daytime to be ready for the night. Mammals covered in keratin scales

Detail of pangolin scales

Pangolin Scales ~ Overlapping like artichoke leaves, the scales grow throughout the life of a pangolin just like hair; scale edges are constantly filed down a.

They are Prince William's favourite and David Attenborough would take them on   his ark, but what makes pangolins, the world's most hunted creature, so   special?

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

Pangolins: 13 facts about the world's most hunted animal. They are Prince William's favourite and David Attenborough would take them on his ark, but what makes pangolins, the world's most hunted creature, so special?

China Seizes Massive Amount of Pangolin Scales in Biggest-Ever Smuggling Case

China Seizes Massive Amount of Pangolin Scales in Biggest-Ever Smuggling Case

Pangolin Scales, Blanket

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