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
Skukuza Rest Camp, Kruger National Park, South Africa
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.
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,…
EVENT – Pangolins are people too
Thursday 13 May 2021 at 18h30 Join environmental activist, author and broadcaster, Richard Peirce, as he chairs a panel discussion about pangolins and their survival. Pangolins rescued from traffickers come in all shapes, sizes and states of health. Do the rehabilitators ever feel like giving…
The art of saving pangolins
We are always blown away by the generosity of people who discover pangolins and decide to join the struggle to stop them being wiped off the face of the earth. Gillian Condy is one such person. Born in Kenya, Gillian went to primary school in…
IN THE NEWS – Forensic scientists are racing to save the pangolin from extinction
The following article appeared in Wired magazine, in print and online on October 10, 2020. It was written by Sabrina Weiss and the photos are by Julien Faure. The original article can be found here Pangolin scales are a prized ingredient in traditional Chinese medicine…
Saving the world’s most trafficked mammal
On the 5, November 2020, the Mail & Guardian’s environmental reporter Sheree Bega filed the following story about our work. Nicci Wright gently pushes a syringe filled with warm kitten formula into Tot’s tiny, waiting mouth. The 50-day-old Temminck’s ground pangolin’s thin long tongue slurps…