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Watch: This adorable pangolin has a good time digging dirt!

Watch: This adorable pangolin has a good time digging dirt!

The scaly, armor-clad mammals found only in Asia and Africa, are facing extinction due to poaching.

World Pangolin Day: These scaly anteaters face extinction in India

World Pangolin Day: These scaly anteaters face extinction in India

Of the eight species of Pangolin found worldwide (four each in Asia and Africa), two are known from India - Indian Pangolin Manis crassicaudata and Chinese Pangolin Manis pentadactyla.