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Indian pangolins in captivity

Pangolins are difficult to maintain in captivity. Stress and malnutrition are major causes of fatality among captive pangolins and mortality rates of 67% a year have been reported…


Ecology of the Sunda pangolin in Sabah, Malaysia

The Sunda pangolin (Manis javanica) is rare, elusive and endangered, and is the only species of pangolin found on the island of Borneo. It has been sighted and…


Chinese pangolin conservation in Eastern Himalayas of Nepal

Out of four Asian pangolins two species (Chinese pangolin Manis pentadactyla) and Indian pangolin (Manis crassicaudata) are found in Nepal. Chinese pangolins are distributed from the lower foothills to…


Pangolin research in Namibia

Pangolin Research Mundulea is a pilot project for Namibia based in the Mundulea Nature Reserve, set in the semi-arid hills of Montane bush-land in the Karstveld near Otavi….


Releasing pangolins in Vietnam

The Sunda Pangolin, Manis javanica, is highly valued for its meat and scales. Across Southeast Asia individuals are caught and taken from the forest by local hunters and…


Ecology, genetics and conservation of pangolins

Pangolin poaching has increased markedly in recent years, so consequently populations are thought to be in rapid decline. However, the exact status of pangolins is unknown because data…


Pangolin research and conservation in Africa

Africa is a vast continent of many extremes and great diversity, and is home to four species of pangolins. Two species (the White-bellied pangolins, Phataginus tricuspis and Black-bellied…


Raising awareness of pangolins through an arts collaboration

Pangolins have now been seen around the streets of Brighton! No, not a 9th UK species, but Paul Rankin and colleague Debbie Shaw, an expert on Chinese traditional…


A note on pangolins in angolan bushmeat markets

Pangolins in Africa are frequently found in the bushmeat trade. However, little research has been conducted on pangolins specifically in these markets. Here, Magdalena Svensson, Elena Bersacola, and…