🐲These are pangolin (Manis spp.) scales. The 4 pangolin species are native to Asia but are heavily trafficked internationally.
😅Why does this matter?
🐜 According to EcoHealth Alliance: “Pangolins themselves are not known to carry any viruses which can infect humans, but they do carry parasites in their scales like ticks which can spread vector-born diseases.” 🦟
🚨So take heed if you see these creatures