Behold the incredible cuteness of this newborn pangolin (aka scaly anteater) at the Taipei Zoo. Video below.   More details at Laughing Squid.

Behold the incredible cuteness of this newborn pangolin (aka scaly anteater) at the Taipei Zoo. Video below. More details at Laughing Squid.

chrismenning:  pensiveprincess:  why is that pine cone drinking  That is an artichoke and they are beautiful.

chrismenning: pensiveprincess: why is that pine cone drinking That is an artichoke and they are beautiful.

25 animals way weirder than anything you’ve seen in science fiction [pics]

25 animals way weirder than anything you’ve seen in science fiction [pics]

Pangolin curled up in the daytime to be ready for the night. Mammals covered in keratin scales

Pangolins under threat as black market trade grows - The scaly anteater is less well-known compared with other illegally hunted species, but it is highly prized by traffickers

Pangolins under threat as black market trade grows

Pangolins under threat as black market trade grows - The scaly anteater is less well-known compared with other illegally hunted species, but it is highly prized by traffickers

A pangolin (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 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 word, pengguling, meaning "something that rolls up" Curls into a ball when disturbed

Pangolin

A pangolin (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 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 word, pengguling, meaning "something that rolls up" Curls into a ball when disturbed

Endangered Pangolin. The only mammal with scales! Animals, Creatures, and Beasts. Wild Kingdom

Endangered Pangolin. The only mammal with scales! Animals, Creatures, and Beasts. Wild Kingdom

This Incredible Looking Animal Is The Most Illegally Trafficked On The Planet

This Incredible Looking Animal Is The Most Illegally Trafficked On The Planet

Pangolins Walk Just Like T. Rex - Pangolins, or Scaly Anteaters, are fascinating creatures. The eight pangolin species are found in Africa and parts of Asia, and they're the only mammals whose skin is covered in scales.

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