Pangolins, also known as scaly anteaters, are an extremly shy and private animal. They are completely covered in scales, and can actually close off their nose, eyes, and ears when they eat. Disturbingly, the most shocking fact about them is that they are being poached at a higher rate than rhinos in the wild. In honor of World Pangolin Day, which was February 15th, animal supporters created this video in order to raise awareness of this unique animal's plight in the wild.
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