Sunda Pangolin (Manis javanica)
Petir Road, 9th July 2012

This photo of a dead adult male Sunda Pangolin was shared by Marcus Chua. The cause of death is currently unknown.

The specimen was retrieved and added to the Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research’s collections. This 2002 article by N. Sivasothi explains the importance of retrieving wildlife carcasses that can be used for research and exhibition purposes, and some of the challenges faced.

Find out how you can contribute to Monday Morgue as well.

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