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Pangolins are mammals of the order Pholidota. The one extant family, Manidae, has three genera: Manis, which comprises four species living in Asia; Phataginus, which Overview. Pangolins, often called “scaly anteaters,” are covered in tough, overlapping scales. These burrowing mammals eat ants and termites using an With its armoured shell and peculiar gait, the humble pangolin looks more like an anteater prepped for medieval battle than an animal under threat.What’s scaly from tip to tail and can curl into a ball? Pangolins! These solitary, primarily nocturnal animals, are easily recognized by their full armor of scales.Despite its scaly appearance, the pangolin is not a reptile. This mammal’s scales are actually made up of keratin, and these scales make up about 15% of its weight.It looks like a walking artichoke! And though it’s a mammal, it has no teeth! See how the pangolin survives by using its long, sticky tongue to grab a meal.Inside a metal vault here in rural Vietnam is a creature believed to be the most trafficked mammal in the world. No sounds come from its cage. No squeaks or howls. A pangolin: Any of the about eight species of armoured placental mammals of the order Pholidota. Pangolin, from the Malay meaning “rolling over,” refers to this Meet the pangolin! Watch a pangolin video and download pangolin posters!Pangolin brings your laser show dreams to life, providing professional laser show software, ILDA laser control products, safety systems and more.