Monday, 16 March 2015

P.P.Pick Up a Pangolin


It was news to me but it is claimed that the Pangolin, the strange, scaly 'anteater' of Indonesia, is the world's most illegally traded mammal (http://www.theguardian.com/environment/gallery/2015/mar/16/pangolins-worlds-most-illegally-traded-mammal-in-pictures). It seems that these gentle, termite-eaters largely end up as human snacks in spite of their endangered status.

1 comment:

Caroline Gill said...

World Pangolin Day - February each year - details here!

Pat Bateson

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