Despite their scaley appearance, pangolins are mammals, not reptiles. They are found naturally in tropical regions throughout Africa and Asia. The name, pangolin, comes from the Malay word, pengguling, meaning

Pangolins are found naturally in tropical regions throughout Africa and Asia. The name, pangolin, comes from the Malay word, pengguling, meaning "something that rolls up".

Chinese 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…

Chinese pangolin also referred to as a scaly anteater or trenggiling is a mammal…

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It's a pangolin, from Southeast Asia and parts of Africa. And it's beautiful. A pangolin has large keratin scales covering its skin, the only mammal with this adaptation.

The tree pangolin (Manis tricuspis) is one of eight extant species of pangolins ("scaly anteaters"), and is native to equatorial Africa. Also known as the white-bellied pangolin or three-cusped pangolin, it is the most common of the African forest pangolins.

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

Pangolin with young by Joel Sartore

Picture of a vulnerable adult female white bellied pangolin (Phataginus tricuspis) with her baby, part of Pangolin Conservation, a non-profit organization in Saint Augustine, Florida.

One of the coolest mammals: The Pangolin…

One of the coolest mammals: The Pangolin…

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the endangered Pangolin or scaly anteater

Mother and Baby Pangolin Mamma Pangolin's carry their babies on their backs and take good care of their young. Hunted for food and for their scales, I am wondering now if their scales are ending up in my shampoo as keratin? No more Keratin shampoo!

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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

Long-tailed pangolin (Manis tetradactyla), also called the black-bellied pangolin, or ipi, is an arboreal pangolin belonging to the family Manidae. Native to parts of western and central Africa, the long tailed-pangolin has been found as far west and north as Senegal, across the continent to Uganda, and south into Angola.

Arboreal pangolin species live in tree hollows alongside Aerisians and, in exchange for food and shelter, will offer companionship and shed their scales for aerisians to use.

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dig-image: “ A sunda pangolin carries its baby at a Bali zoo, Indonesia, Thursday, June The pangolin baby was born on May (Photo by Firdia Lisnawati/AP Photo) ”

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