What is another word for Family Pholididae?

Pronunciation: [fˈamɪli fˈɒlɪdˌɪdiː] (IPA)

Family Pholididae refers to a unique group of animals, also known as pangolins, that are found in Africa and Asia. These mammals are covered in scales and are known for their unique defense mechanism where they roll up into a ball as protection from predators. Although commonly referred to as pangolins, other synonyms for 'Family Pholididae' include scaly anteaters, long-tailed anteaters, and trenggiling. The name 'pangolin' is derived from the Malay word 'pengguling', which means 'something that rolls up'. These animals are unfortunately threatened by illegal hunting for their scales and meat, and conservation efforts are underway to protect this unique and important species.

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What are the hypernyms for Family pholididae?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

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