Indian Pangolin Conservation Program

Conservation status survey of Indian Pangolin Manis crassicaudata in the Northern Eastern Ghats of Andhra Pradesh, India.

Project Objectives

  • To assess the presence/absence of Indian Pangolin in unprotected human-dominated landscapes of the three coastal districts in Northern Eastern Ghats of Andhra Pradesh.

  • To understand local perceptions of rural communities living alongside the pangolin habitat.

  • Assess human-induced threats to the species and the habitat in the region.

  • Impart awareness about the threatened status and conservation significance of Indian Pangolin among all major stakeholders.