Manis javanica. The rigid armour-like scales of...
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Image #cld10061656
SpeciesManis javanica
LocalitySarawak, Malaysia
DescriptionThe rigid armour-like scales of the Pangolin afford it a high degree of protection from predators. The scales are considered as valuable in Chinese medicine, and the animal is frequently hunted for this reason. 
Keywordsanimal | anteater | borneo | defense | fauna | mammal | manidae | medicine | nocturnal | pangolin | scale | scaly | termite | wildlife


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