The pangolin spotted wandering around a suburban village in the Philippines, with Anna Varona, Edward Lorenzo and Dr. Glenn Maguad | The Coconuts Podcast | Aug 20, 2021

Pangolins aren’t easy to find in the wild, much less so in a suburban village — so why has one been spotted on the streets of Ayala Alabang? We got to speak with environmentalist and Ayala Alabang Village resident Anna Varona, Edward Lorenzo, attorney at the Conservation International Philippines, and Chief of the National Wildlife Rescue and Research Center (NWRRC) Dr. Glenn Maguad about the adorable scaly visitor. 

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