February 16th, 2012
Cape pangolins ROCK!
The Cape Pangolin (Smutsia temminckii) is one of the larger and more terrestrial of Africa’s four pangolin species.
February 1st, 2012
Make way for the giant ground pangolin!
The giant ground pangolin (Smutsia gigantea) is the largest of all the eight pangolin species. These pangolins can reach lengths of up to 1.8 meters (nearly six feet).
October 28th, 2011
Pangolins – scaly, toothless anteaters that resemble a giant walking artichoke – are being rampantly slaughtered in Southeast Asia to meet the demands of the illegal trade in pangolin flesh, scales, and fetuses.
Want to learn more about these gentle creatures? Check out this list of eleven cool facts about pangolins. Enjoy!