Did you know that pangolin's eat up to 20,000 termites a day?
Discover the life of the only scaled mammal on earth through an encounter with this Temminck's Ground Pangolin. Join her as she invites you into her secret world. Through simple conversational text, this scaly pangolin will share little known facts, reasons why they are endangered, and how humans are working hard to protect her and all of her pangolin pals around the world.
Meet the Expert
Nicci Wright, co-chair of the African Pangolin Working Group, brings many years of experience to her role in governing the APWG in the fields of pangolin rehabilitation, behavior and husbandry; the release of pangolins that have been confiscated from the illegal trade, back into suitable wild environments; facilitating the media; interfacing with governmental departments; testifying in pangolin poaching cases in court and teaching law enforcement Standard Operating Procedures for the best practice in handling of poached pangolins.
Nicci is an internationally qualified Wildlife Rehabilitation Specialist who has worked with over 360 indigenous species, over many years. This enables her to advise individuals and facilities, both nationally and internationally, on various issues concerning orphaned, injured and compromised wildlife.
Nicci is also an active member of the IUCN Species Survival Commission Pangolin Specialist Group, Wildlife Project Manager for the Humane Society international-Africa and also a founder of the Johannesburg Wildlife Veterinary Hospital.