Pangolins: The Most Trafficked Mammal You've Never Heard Of | National Geographic


What are pangolins? If you’ve never heard of the pangolin, you’re not alone. This shy creature, as big as your cat or dog, is the world’s most trafficked mammal — with more than one million pangolins poached in the past decade. Learn more about the pangolin, why all eight pangolin species are at risk of extinction, and the conservation efforts needed to save them.
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Pangolins: The Most Trafficked Mammal You’ve Never Heard Of | National Geographic

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Date: May 9, 2020

24 thoughts on “Pangolins: The Most Trafficked Mammal You've Never Heard Of | National Geographic

  1. Although Pangolins have a unique way to defend themselves from predators, they continue to be poached at an alarming rate. What are your thoughts on the conservation efforts to save these creatures?

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