Animal of the Week- Pangolin


Aiyana Lampert

  • Pangolins live around 4-6 years
  • They are mammals
  • They are covered in keratin scales
  • They can dig 40 meter burrows
  • They can swim long distances 
  • Some pangolin species sleep in underground burrows during the day
  • Pangolins are adept climbers 
  • About 50,000 left
  • They have poor eyesight
  • There are 8 different species of Pangolins
  • Pangolins are the most trafficked animal in the world