• lt: Manis temminckii
  • dt: Schuppentier
  • afrikaans: Letermagog
  • ovambo: Jiofelus
  • herero: Ongaka
Pangolin

Size

  • 40-70 cm

Weight

  • 7-18 kg

Nourishment

  • ants, termites

Mating season

  • Spring

Number of cubs

  • 1

Worth knowing

The pangolin can curl up into a ball when threatened, with its overlapping scales acting as armour and its face tucked under its tail.