Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Pangolin, any individual of the Edentate genus Manis, with several species, from the Oriental and Ethiopian regions. They are long slenderly-built animals, with short limbs, and covered with imbricated scales generally brown in colour, whence they are called scaly ant-eaters. They can roll themselves into .i ball, and the scales pointing outwards form an efficient protection.

“Are you dejected? here is comfort. Are you sinful? here is righteousness. Are you led away with present enjoyments? here you have honours, and pleasures, and all in Christ Jesus. You have a right to common pleasures that others have, and besides them you have interest in others that are everlasting, that shall never fail; so that there is nothing that is dejecting and abasing in man, but there is comfort for it in Christ Jesus.”
–Richard Sibbes, Description of Christ