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

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

  2. Who's here because of the coronavirus? In China people would sell these in markets in close proximity to meat being butchered and sold, and pangolins are butchered to be eaten too. Pretty disgusting stuff, but that's China for ya.

  3. They look like armadillos. Didn’t know the pengolin is considered to be the source of coronavirus until yesterday.

  4. Must be tasty! I wish shef Blumenthal show us how to make the best pangolin. Just im not shure what aside with it mash potato, chips, or boiled rise. What u think?

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