Perhaps This Story Would Stop Pangolins From Being Eaten For Any Reason (5 Photos)

5 year ago · DigDug · 0 Comment
Categories: Animals · Stories     Tags: Pangolins · Extinction · Baby Pangolin

Scaly yet docile anteaters are now the most illegally-traded mammal in the world. Pangolins are now critically endangered animal due to the demand for their meat at banquets in China and Vietnam and their scales for use in Chinese medicine. Despite the high-priced wild pangolin and its increasing demand, more people tend to hunt and sell pangolins in Vietnam.

I am so sad while translating this story, it was translated from a Chinese blog and the origin of the photos remain unknown.

Perhaps this story could inspires and stops people around the world from eating pangolins.

The Seller Brought The Fattest One, And Tried To Straighten Him

The seller brought the fattest one, and tried to straighten him, but he couldn't straighten that curly's body. He felt embarrassing, fell that pity scaly ball to the ground really hard, he thought the pain will make the pangolin opening his body, but the body still wrapped tight.

The buyers regretted to see the slaughtering process and asked the man to give up. But the black seller seem very unwilling to give up and placed it into the brazier. Slowly, her scales are off, and gives off a burnt smell, but she still curl her body. Sellers shook his head in frustration, and threw her to the floor behind him.
The seller brought the fattest one, and tried to straighten him

Pangolins Always Hold His Body Curled Up Into A Ball When It's Being Threatened

The buyers found the pangolin slowly straighten the body, she has died after a struggle. At this time, all of them were surprised to find that, on her belly, there was a little pink pangolin, very small in size, attached with an umbilical cord.

All of them were stunned, the buyers felt sad for the pangolins and he believe that this is a sign for him to stop eating pangolin. He sweared that he and his family will never eating pangolin again started that day, with some tears in his eyes.
Pangolins always hold his body curled up into a ball when it's being threatened

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