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Sunda Pangolin

The Sunda Pangolin (Manis javanica), also known as the Malayan Pangolin, is a species of pangolin found in many Southeast Asian nations. They include Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia, And Malaysia and Singapore.

The skin of its feet is granular although there are pads on its front feet. Its tail has 30 scales. It is closely related to the Chinese Pangolin, although the Malayan species is larger, lighter in colour and has shorter fore claws. The Sunda Pangolin’s main predators are the Tiger and the Clouded Leopard.

Sunda Pangolin