"The Golden Scales: A Pangolin's Treasure Hunt"

There are eight species of pangolins: four in Asia and four in Africa.

Pangolins are covered in scales made of keratin, similar to human fingernails.They are primarily nocturnal animals.

They are solitary creatures and are known for their shy and elusive nature.

Pangolins have long tongues, which can be longer than their body, used to catch ants and termites.

When threatened, pangolins can curl into a tight ball, using their scales as armor.

The main threats to pangolins are poaching and habitat loss.Pangolins are considered the most trafficked mammal in the world.

All eight pangolin species are listed on the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List as threatened with extinction, ranging from vulnerable to critically endangered.