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Old 02-16-2019, 09:53 PM
 
Location: God's Country
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Pangolin Facts
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Old 02-20-2019, 04:46 AM
 
Location: The Driftless Area, WI
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Maybe, but I bet their not Palmetto Bugs
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Old 02-20-2019, 06:27 PM
 
Location: Kansas City, MISSOURI
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No wonder insect populations have been declining.
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Old 02-20-2019, 06:56 PM
 
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A belated Happy World Pangolin Day


https://www.pangolins.org/2012/02/18...out-pangolins/
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Old Yesterday, 10:30 AM
 
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seems unlikely. how much would 70 million termites weigh?
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Old Yesterday, 03:15 PM
 
Location: Swiftwater, PA
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Who was counting?
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Old Yesterday, 03:55 PM
 
Location: Scottsdale, AZ <-> Silicon Valley, CA
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seems unlikely. how much would 70 million termites weigh?
One termite weighs about .9 milligrams, so 70 million would be about 139 lbs. Or more than three times the weight of a pangolin.

As you said, seems unlikely. Especially since Wikipedia says a pangolin can consume 140 to 200 g (4.9 to 7.1 oz) of insects per day.
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Old Yesterday, 03:56 PM
 
Location: on the wind
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And, how were "they" able to determine that they eat 70 million, 2 million or 10,000 of anything? Have my doubts about that one. A pangolin may be able to pick up 100 termites or ants with every shoot of its tongue so they could count the tongue shots, but how did they count the bugs on it?
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Old Yesterday, 08:33 PM
 
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I have heard it was closer to 70.1 million.

JK. I think it is about 70 million annually. Not per night. That pangolin would weigh a ton, haha.
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Old Today, 12:19 PM
 
Location: Scottsdale, AZ <-> Silicon Valley, CA
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If you’re not in love with pangolins yet, this just might do it:

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/a...-pangolin-day/
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