Common Name: Ground Pangolin
Binomial Name: Smutsia temminckii
Identification: Covered in large, brown, overlapping scales. Small head. Heavy hindquarters and tail. Small forelegs. Cannot be confused with any other species.
Weight: Males +/- 12 kg (26 lbs), females +/- 12 kg (26 lbs)
Gestation: 4-5 months
Young: Single young
Habitat: Open grassland, woodland and rocky hills, but excluding forests and deserts.
Diet: Only eats certain species of ants and termites.
Red List Status: Vulnerable