Pan­golin in num­bers

World of Animals - - Protecting The Pangolin -

40

cm

The length of the long­est pan­golin tongues (equiv­a­lent to

15.7in).

1 mil­lion

The es­ti­mated num­ber of pan­golins traf­ficked over the last decade.

8

All species are Vul­ner­a­ble, En­dan­gered or Crit­i­cally En­dan­gered.

$3,000

A kilo of pan­golin scales can sell for thou­sands on the black

mar­ket.

20%

A pan­golin’s scales make up to a fifth of its to­tal body

weight.

11.9

tn

The largest re­ported seizure

of pan­golin scales to date, taken in China.

$1,000

This is the av­er­age price fetched by the il­le­gal sale of a live pan­golin on the black mar­ket.

70

mil­lion

Num­ber of in­sects an adult pan­golin eats in

a year.

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