Top 10 Most Interesting Facts About Africa's Wildlife
Despite their scaley appearance, pangolins are mammals, not reptiles. They are found naturally in tropical regions throughout Africa and Asia. The name, pangolin, comes from the Malay word, pengguling, meaning "something that rolls up". uncredited photo
Endangered Species: Bridled Nail-tailed Wallaby of Australia was thought to be extinct until 1973 when a small population was found. Conservation efforts were put into place, but the species is still endangered. There are only about 500 in the world.