A pangolin, additionally scaly anteater or Tenggiling, is an animal of the order Pholidota. There is just one extant family members (Manidae) and also one genus (Manis) of pangolins, making up 8 species.
Pangolins are nocturnal animals, and also utilize their well-developed sense of odor to locate insects. The long-tailed pangolin is also active by day. Pangolins spend a lot of the daytime sleeping, curled up into a sphere.
The pangolin (also called the flaky anteater) is an unusual creature that is covered with tough, safety ranges constructed from keratin. The pangolin has ranges that cover whatever except the stubborn belly, snout, eyes, ears, as well as undersides of the arm or legs.
The pangolin has short legs with huge claws; it utilizes its claws to go into ant hillsides as well as termite piles. The sticky tongue depends on 27 inches long.
The pangolin ranges from 24-62 inches long. The pangolin has no teeth. The lengthy tail is prehensile; the pangolin could also hang from its tail.