All posts by Dr. Dan Challender

Dr Dan Challender is a conservation scientist at the University of Oxford, Chair of the IUCN SSC Pangolin Specialist Group, and advisor to the Pangolin documentary.
Pangolin | Photo: Dan Challender

The World's Most Wanted Animal

Saving Pangolins from Extinction

Pangolins are in crisis, with all eight species threatened with extinction. This means that an entire taxonomic Order, the Pholidota, faces going the way of the dodo. Fortunately, pangolins are starting to receive the attention and conservation action that they deserve and there is cause for optimism.

Pangolins are truly unique. ...