A 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 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 up".

Pangolins (also referred to as scaly anteaters or trenggiling) are mammals of the order Pholidota.

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

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Behold the incredible cuteness of this newborn pangolin (aka scaly anteater) at the Taipei Zoo. Video below.   More details at Laughing Squid.

A tiny newborn pangolin named Gung-wu gets fed, bathed and cuddled at the Taipei Zoo in Wenshan, Taipei, Taiwan (previously). Gung-wu had refused to nurse from her mother, so zoo caretakers had to .

pangolin: the only scaled mammal.  A pangolin (also referred to as a scaly anteater or trenggiling) is a mammal of the order Pholidota.

pangolin: the only scaled mammal. A pangolin (also referred to as a scaly anteater or trenggiling) is a mammal of the order Pholidota.

One of the coolest mammals: The Pangolin…

One of the coolest mammals: The Pangolin…

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GENUS PHATAGINUS, SPECIES #1 (OF 2): Tree Pangolin (a/k/a White-bellied Pangolin or Three-cusped Pangolin - Phataginus tricuspis) is one of 8 extant species of Pangolins ("scaly anteaters"), and is native to equatorial Africa. It is the most common of the African forest pangolins.    (Image: "Tree pangolin - Wikipedia.")

The tree pangolin (Manis tricuspis) is one of eight extant species of pangolins…

A 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 up".

The four African pangolin species seen in context with the four Asian species. Family Manidae (Pangolins) - Plate Volume 2 of the Handbook of the Mammals of the World

pangolin I want one so bad

Sunday Mammalfest, Episode 4

Fact: Pangolin ("scaly anteater") This burrowing mammal, found throughout Africa and Asia, eats ants and grubs.

Pangolin mothers nurture their young in nesting burrows. A mother will protectively roll around her baby when sleeping or if threatened. Bab...

Pangolins, often called “scaly anteaters,” are the most illegally trafficked animal--and a long time favorite of mine. Hedgehog or baby pangolin, Hedgehogs have been so over done.

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.

A baby pangolin riding on its mother’s tail

thegoombs: “ sixpenceee: “A baby pangolin riding on its mother’s tail.

Many people have never heard of the pangolin, which is ironically one of the key reasons this extraordinary mammal is facing extinction. http://sunnyscope.com/plight-of-the-pangolin/

The Plight of the Pangolin

A Rare Creature Was Discovered Running The Roofs of Homes in Pasay City - The Endangered Pangolin was Mistaken for a Aswang - Read

Pangolins in Peril: All 8 Species of Scaly Anteaters Endangered by Illegal Trade. Pangolins are the only members of the order Pholidota, and it wil be tragic if they are lost to future generations.

On the illegal pangolin trade (they're used for meat and traditional Chinese "medicine")

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