Manis tetradactyla (long-tailed pangolin)
July 3 2007
Kakum National Park, Ghana
Long-tailed pangolin (Manis tetradactyla). This individual was in the canopy of a tall but narrow tree, then came down a creeper head-first using its prehensile tail. It then foraged around in leafy areas in the sub-canopy, periodically coming into view. Gradually it moved into different trees in the subcanopy using the interconnected vines. Observed mid-morning on a sunny day.
Pamela Rasmussen (photographer; copyright holder; identification), Michigan State University
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