Malayan Pangolin Fast Facts
Manis javanica Desmarest, 1822, Java, Indonesia.
OTHER COMMON NAMES
French: Pangolin javanais; Spanish: Pangolín malayo.
Mayalan pangolins have a head and physique size of 1.6-2.zero ft (50-60 cm) and a tail size of 1.6-2.6 ft (50-80 cm). Their weight is unknown. They have amber-yellow to blackish brown scales, with whitish pores and skin and wonderful, mild hairs on the base of the physique scales. The species possesses small, undeveloped, exterior ears and a scale-clad tail.
Myanmar, Thailand, Indochina, Malay Peninsula and lots of small close by islands, Sumatra and Nias and Pagai islands to west, Bangka and Belitung islands, Java, Bali, Borneo, Palawan and Culion islands (Philippines), and Lombok.
This species prefers sandy open nation.
Malayan pangolins are nocturnal, and are predominantely ter- restrial but additionally like to climb. During the day they sleep, usually curled up in forked branches, in ferns, or in different vegetation rising on timber. They transfer with agility each on the bottom and in timber. They are additionally in a position to grasp by the tip of their tail.
FEEDING ECOLOGY AND DIET
Some zoologists report that they eat largely termites, whereas others say that their major food is ants and their pupae.
Their gestation interval is unknown. Females give start to 1-2 younger at a time. Weight at start is unknown. Weaning, ####ual maturity, and life span are unknown.
Lower Risk/Near Threatened.
SIGNIFICANCE TO HUMANS
They are hunted for meat.