Watch: Tiny Sunda pangolin released after rescue from illegal trade | poaching | Earth Touch News

Watch: Tiny Sunda pangolin released after rescue from illegal trade | poaching | Earth Touch News

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".

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".

Sunda pangolin with her pangopup:  Manis javanica is critically endangered and is found in the forests of Southeast Asia. She has a conical heads and a sticky tongue for poking into termite and ant nests and but no teeth. Her baby is often called a 'pangopup'. by australiangeographic #Pangolin #Pangopup

Sunda pangolin with her pangopup: Manis javanica is critically endangered and is found in the forests of Southeast Asia. She has a conical heads and a sticky tongue for poking into termite and ant nests and but no teeth. Her baby is often called a 'pangopup'. by australiangeographic #Pangolin #Pangopup

Sunda pangolin videos, photos and facts - Manis javanica | ARKive

Sunda pangolin videos, photos and facts - Manis javanica | ARKive

תוצאת תמונה עבור ‪sunda pangolin‬‏

תוצאת תמונה עבור ‪sunda pangolin‬‏

I know I usually only share baby animal news when it's related to the animals I've written about in my various weekly series, but I know that io9 loves Pangolins!

I know I usually only share baby animal news when it's related to the animals I've written about in my various weekly series, but I know that io9 loves Pangolins!

Critically endangered Sunda Pangolin found dead in Mandai after being hit by vehicle

Critically endangered Sunda Pangolin found dead in Mandai after being hit by vehicle

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