Meet Pangolin, the most trafficked animal
If you haven’t heard of this animal spice, it’s time we introduce to you the most interesting scaled mammal that lives in Asia.
There are eight species of Pangolin still in existence worldwide, as well as several extinct species over their 80 million year evolution. What’s interesting about this animals is that their tongue is longer than their body and they’re the only mammals in the world covered in scales.
Their name means ‘something that rolls up’and no one know how long do they live which is pretty intriguingly! They’re also one of the most trafficked animal on earth because of their scales which can be sold on the black market for over $3,000 a kilogram, and are used to make coats. If you wished to buy this cutie as your pet, you should know that depending on your state, county, and city, they may be illegal to own.