Africa

This wildlife sanctuary takes care of pangolins, the world’s most trafficked mammal

Pangolins are found in Africa and Asia, but all eight species are threatened with extinction, killed for their flesh and for use in traditional medicine. In Liberia, they are commonly known as “ant bears” due to their very specific diet of ants and termites, and this sanctuary is a sanctuary for them. “Ever since I …

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This wildlife sanctuary takes care of pangolins, the world’s most trafficked mammal

Pangolins are found in Africa and Asia, but all eight species are threatened with extinction, killed for their flesh and for use in traditional medicine. In Liberia, they are commonly known as “ant bears” due to their very specific diet of ants and termites, and this sanctuary is a sanctuary for them. “Ever since I …

This wildlife sanctuary takes care of pangolins, the world’s most trafficked mammal Read More »