To conserve Africa’s pangolin species and the habitat they occupy
Pangolin – the venerable ‘wise old man’ of the African bush – is said to be a totem of good luck and the bringer of rain. This enigmatic creature that holds the secrets of 85 million years of evolution is now the most poached mammal on the planet. Find out about the unseen lives of these rare creatures and how you can join us in averting their extinction.
2nd International Pangolin Conference
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Meet our pangolin people
Our people are all passionate about pangolins. Whether they are researcher, hands-on wildlife experts or experienced rehabilitators, they are all dedicated to the struggle to stop a species extinction.
Explore pangolin research
Understanding pangolins and where they come into conflict with humans is essential to the survival of the species.
RESEARCH – PhD Opportunity
We are seeking a student, who is interested in completing a PhD in pangolin research. They will be registered at the University of Pretoria, South Africa and based in a Conservancy in KwaZulu-Natal. Suggested study title: Adaptive behavior, habitat use and ecological traits of Temminck’s…
NEWS – The African Pangolin Working Group’s new identity
We are delighted to share an exciting new phase of growth, with the launch of our new logo and branding. We have spent many months pondering on the perfect way to represent every aspect of our work and then fate lent a hand. While we…
BREAKING – Ally’s story continues
This is a story of the persistence and resilience of a pangolin and of the people who watch over her – the dedicated researchers and wildlife monitors who have kept tabs on her since her release. The pangolin in this story is our very own…
NEWS – Changes at the African Pangolin Working Group
We value your contribution to our mission to save the most trafficked mammal! With your help, we have had our best year so far and we have new and exciting plans for the future of our organisation. You will find our Chairman’s report here. We…
Groundbreaking sentence in pangolin poaching case
On 17 September, 2019 at Silver Oaks, Pretoria, members of the Cullinan Stock Theft & Endangered Species Unit, assisted by members from K9 Benoni, Silverton and Law Enforcement Officials from the Gauteng Department of Agriculture & Rural Development also known as the Green Scorpions, and…
WATCH – Pangolins are People Too
On Thursday 13 May 2021 we took part in a very enjoyable panel discussion hosted by Struik Nature (an imprint of Penguin Books) and Richard Peirce, author of Pangolins: Scales of Injustice While we did not get to all the questions posed before the event,…