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Rare Anteater Rescued from Well (Video)

Rare Anteater Rescued from Well (Video)


Enjoy this special rescue video of a rare Pangolin anteater pulled from a deep well in India and ultimately returned to the wild.

In Africa, Pangolins are commonly consumed as ‘bush meat’, and inAsia, they aresold as a delicacy. It’s so heartening to see this one go free again with the hopes that many generations willforage inthat same territory, free from persecution by mankind.

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4:35AM PDT on Jun 27, 2014

great story

3:18AM PDT on Jun 29, 2012

I find the Pangolins FASCINATING. It's a shame their numbers are depleting. I pray that these wonderful creations are able to survive the greed of man. God bless Pangolins! xo xo xo xo xo xo

9:32AM PDT on Mar 29, 2012

I had never heard of a Pangolin anteater!! I am so happy that he is safe - hopefully, he will stay that way!!

4:40PM PST on Mar 3, 2012

Im shocked that they didnt kill him...But Im sooooo Thankful that they did something kind I hope the poor little guy stays outa harms way..

6:49PM PST on Feb 29, 2012

Great work and deep appreciation to all of you who saved this pangolin's life -- the respect you have and the high standards you possess should be duplicated by all of mankind -- it's a relief to see and hear that not every living being must be slaughtered for some type of consumption or some other absurdly non-sensical purpose -- there are those like you who understand that life is life and we all have a right to it. Thank you for being the highest of all human beings -- it's a pleasure to share the planet with you.

3:53PM PST on Feb 29, 2012

I love it when people are kind . Wish there were billions more that were. He/she is so beautiful. Hope he/she lives a long and fruitful life.

2:49AM PST on Feb 28, 2012

Well done!!!

7:38PM PST on Feb 27, 2012

At first glance ,I thought it was ugly but then looking at the pics ...anteaters are AMAZING beautiful...kinda.

2:14PM PST on Feb 27, 2012


5:50AM PST on Feb 27, 2012

Thank you for sharing that fantastic rescue. I had never seen an anteater like that! It's quite interesting.

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