Pangolin (also referred to as a scaly anteater or trenggiling) is a mammal of the order Pholidota. A number of extinct species are known. A pangolin has large keratin scales covering its skin, and is the only known mammal with this adaptation. It is found naturally in tropical regions throughout Africa and Asia. The name, pangolin, comes from the Malay word, pengguling, meaning "something that rolls up".
White-tailed Mongoose. This species is a bit longer in the leg than some of its cousins. This one is on full alert and the bushed up tail and body language tell us that it is very aware wildlife photographer Warick Taraboton has his lens trained on him..