Pangolins in Peril
FRIDAY BLOCK B | 9:30 am
The scaly anteater or Indian Pangolin is a rare secretive mammal that lives on a diet of ants and termites, thus playing a vital role in the ecosystem. The Pangolin is currently under threat in Pakistan because of extensive illegal hunting for its scales, which are illegally exported to China to be used for traditional medicine.
The documentary follows two brave and passionate wildlife watchers Naveed and Sikandar, as they fight against the odds to save the endangered Pangolin from massive illegal hunting across Pakistan. The film sheds light on vital ecological role of the Pangolin and raise awareness about the plight of this amazing animal that is on the verge of extinction.