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Pangolins (Manis crassicaudata) in Sri Lanka: A review of current knowledge, threats and research priorities

Perera, P.K.P., Karawita, K.V.D.H.R. and Pabasara, M.G.T. (2017) Pangolins (Manis crassicaudata) in Sri Lanka: A review of current knowledge, threats and research priorities. Journal of Tropical Forestry and Environment, 7 (1). pp. 1-14.

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Abstract

Pangolins are unique mammals of the Family Manidae (Gray, 1821) in the Order Pholidota (Weber, 1904). Pangolins are also known as “scaly anteaters” because of the presence of keratinized plate-like protective scales covering most part of their bodies, and their highly specialized diet which predominantly consist of ants and termites...

Item Type: Journal Article
Publisher: Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura
Copyright: © 2017 Perera et al.
Publisher's Website: https://journals.sjp.ac.lk/index.php/JTFE
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/63039
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