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    • 유린목
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    • Pholidota
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Recent observations

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What

Pangolins Family Manidae

Observer

wombling

Date

December 17, 2016 09:22 PM AST

Description

It was trying to cross the road when we braked to avoid it. It returned into the bushes - sadly couldn't get a photo in time!

Photos / Sounds

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What

Long-tailed Pangolin Uromanis tetradactyla

Observer

nikborrow

Date

November 21, 2016 10:30 AM CET

Photos / Sounds

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What

Tree Pangolin Phataginus tricuspis

Observer

katzyna

Date

September 7, 2007

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Pangolins and Nile monitor at Malabo bushmeat market; not entirely impossible that some of these came from mainland Rio Muni.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Pangolins Order Pholidota

Observer

the_wolfs_howl

Date

December 13, 2016 07:59 PM PST

Description

Location is down

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Tree Pangolin Phataginus tricuspis

Observer

agboola

Date

November 2, 2016 10:02 AM CET

Place

Photos / Sounds

What

Tree Pangolin Phataginus tricuspis

Observer

oebenin

Date

January 29, 2010 08:56 PM CET

Photos / Sounds

What

Long-tailed Pangolin Uromanis tetradactyla

Observer

norm_shea

Date

September 18, 1987 04:12 PM EDT

Place

Liberia (Google, OSM)

Description

Not definitive on species but best guess. Observed along edge of forest behind house. Captured and kept briefly for photos and then released.

Photos / Sounds

What

Tree Pangolin Phataginus tricuspis

Observer

dotun55

Date

September 12, 2016 09:41 AM CET

Place

Nigeria (Google, OSM)

Description

Pangolin for sale as bushmeat by vendors along the highway. There were a wide range of hunted and killed animals, including deer (duiker), monkey, warthog, snakes, cane rat, porcupine, etc., for sale as well.

We spent some of our time educating the locals on reducing hunting of these animals, especially the pangolin which is endangered already.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Tree Pangolin Phataginus tricuspis

Observer

mariahewilson

Date

July 29, 2016 05:53 AM EDT

Description

Pangolin, porcupine- killed for bushmeat - near Nki Park

Photos / Sounds

What

Sunda Pangolin Manis javanica

Observer

a_awesome

Date

September 11, 2016 05:03 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Pangolins Family Manidae

Observer

a_awesome

Date

August 13, 2016 04:32 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Tree Pangolin Phataginus tricuspis

Observer

gaelyannlemartin

Date

February 16, 2016 02:17 PM SAST

Description

Rescued this little pangolin from locals wanting to eat or sell. We released him in a safer spot in the jungle.

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Description from Wikipedia

A pangolin /ˈpæŋɡəlɪn/ (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 also 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...

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