Wonderful Photos and story: The birth of a pangolin | Africa Geographic blog. Shame they are in danger from cruel stupid people.

Wonderful Photos and story: The birth of a pangolin | Africa Geographic blog. Shame they are in danger from cruel stupid people.

A pangolin, also referred to as a scaly anteater or trenggiling is a mammal of the order Pholidota. Pangolins have 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. Pangolins have 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".

39.1k Likes, 390 Comments - National Geographic (@natgeo) on Instagram: “Images by @joelsartore | A juvenile and mother white bellied tree pangolin at the Pangolin…”

39.1k Likes, 390 Comments - National Geographic (@natgeo) on Instagram: “Images by @joelsartore | A juvenile and mother white bellied tree pangolin at the Pangolin…”

Just looked for Pangolin images...New favorite animal. http://ift.tt/2lIMuAU

Just looked for Pangolin images...New favorite animal. http://ift.tt/2lIMuAU

Pangolin, native to Africa, tongue 27 inches long for eating termites, no teeth, and a prehensile tail.

Pangolin, native to Africa, tongue 27 inches long for eating termites, no teeth, and a prehensile tail.

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