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Sunda Pangolin

Sunda Pangolin

Sunda Pangolin Range Map (South East Asia)
Sunda Pangolin Range Map (South East Asia)
Attribution: IUCN, species assessors & spatial data authors

Latin Name Manis javanica
Conservation Status Endangered
Location South East Asia
Colour Brown
Length Up to 65 cms (25.6 inches)
Tail Up to 56 cms (22 inches)
Weight Up to 10 Kgs (22 lbs)
Life Expectancy

- Yrs

Main Characteristics

Sunda Pangolins have a body length up to 65 cms (25.6 inches), a tail length up to 56 cms (22 inches) and they weigh up to 10 kgs (22 lbs).


Sunda Pangolins can be found in the forests and plantations of south east Asia.


Sunda Pangolins mainly feed on ants and termites.



The main predators of the Sunda Pangolin are humans, tigers and clouded leopards.


There are no subspecies of the Sunda Pangolin.

Interesting Facts

Sunda Pangolins are also known as:
Malayan Pangolin
Javan Pangolin

As pangolins have no teeth, their stomach is specially designed to grind up their food, with the aid of the sand and small stones that they consume.

Similar Animals

Long-Tailed Pangolin
Indian Pangolin
Chinese Pangolin
Ground Pangolin
Tree Pangolin
Philippine Pangolin
Giant Pangolin


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