Pangolin, the world’s most trafficked mammal, is shy and nocturnal in nature. It curls-up and becomes stationary when it sees other animals, humans or any objects. Usually at dark, because of its peculiar behaviors, there have been increased incidents of pangolins being stumped by heavy vehicles likes trucks, where these vehicles travel round the clock to and from Katari through Lekhani of Udayapur district.
CHARIKOT, Oct 9: Dolakha Police have arrested two people along with pangolin scales. Arjun Devkota, 23, and Saurabh Gole, 19, of Kamalamai municipality-3 in Sindhuli were arrested along with pangolin scales weighing 2.9 kilos.
TIKAPUR, Oct 23: Villagers of Bhajani VDC of Kailali district recently found an endangered Indian pangolin and safely released the rare animal in the nearby forest. The locals said they were excited to see the endangered mammal in their village after a long time.