Pangolins are the world’s only scaly mammals. All eight species of pangolin are listed as threatened with extinction on the IUCN Red List. ZSL is working with conservation organisations around the world to try and save this amazing animal from extinction. http://www.zsl.org/conservation/species/mammals/pangolin.
The aftermath of the Nepal earthquake which struck on 25 April has claimed more than 5,000 lives so far. The epicentre of the quake lay between Kathmandu and Pokhara, very close to the region where ZSL has concentrated conservation efforts.
Forest Guards and National Park Staff are stranded in remote locations, living in makeshift tents without warm clothing and field gear. Donations are needed to support the safety and security of Park Guards as well as its iconic species such as tigers, rhinos and snow leopards which face the threat of opportunistic poaching.