There are eight species of pangolin in the world: four in Asia and four in Africa.
- long-tailed or black-bellied
- tree or white-bellied
- cape or Temminck’s ground
- giant ground
Pangolins feed on ants and termites. They can eat 70 million ants a year, collecting them up with their very long sticky tongues. They don’t have any teeth but, once inside the stomach, the ants and ground up with stones.
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