Lang's note: Manis, male. Stanleyville, Congo Belge, Aug. 9,
The Congo Expedition brought 5,800 mammal specimens back to
New York. Although Lang and Chapin were the only scientists
on the expedition, the majority of specimens were actually caught
and processed by their African assistants. Lang bought this
pangolin (genus Manis) from an African man in Stanleyville.
This anteater rolls into an armored ball as a defense against
return to article