pangolin

COVID-19: A Catastrophe or Opportunity for Pangolin Conservation?
COVID-19: A Catastrophe or Opportunity for Pangolin Conservation?

This piece comes to us from Charles Emogor, who worked with the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Nigeria as part of the Conservation Leadership Program before moving on to get his PhD, for which he is continuing his pangolin research in Nigeria.

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, pangolins have been making headlines. ...

Pangolin | Photo: Dan Challender

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Pangolin Fact Sheet

Pangolin: mammals of the order of Pholidota. There are eight species of pangolins that are found on two continents.

AKA: scaly anteaters

Kingdom: | Animalia
Phylum: | Chordata
Class: | Mammalia
Order: | Pholidota
Family: | Manidae

Four species of Pangolin are found in Africa: Black-bellied pangolin (Phataginus tetradactyla), White-bellied pangolin (Phataginus tricuspis), Giant Ground pangolin (Smutsia ...

The Novel Coronavirus and Its Connection to Wildlife
The Novel Coronavirus and Its Connection to Wildlife

[This post is updating as we receive more questions and information.]

Novel Coronavirus, 2019-nCoV, a respiratory illness traced back to a live animal market in Wuhan, China, has been on everyone's mind lately, and we've received a few questions asking how animals are relevant in the outbreak of COVID-19. We've done ...