Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Pangolins - Images

There are several different kinds of pangolins, or scaly anteaters,
but all are now on the endangered species list,
because people believe their scales are a cure for everything.
Their scales are made of the same protein as human nails.

An adult with a youngster

A protective ball is the pangolin's only defense - just like an armadillo

The underside of a nursing female

A baby tree pangolin

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