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Young YOU: Ally the pangolin becomes a mom

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Ally welcomes her baby (Photo: Facebook)
Ally welcomes her baby (Photo: Facebook)

Everyone at the Johannesburg Wildlife Veterinary Hospital is elated at the news that a pangolin rescued from poaching earlier this year has recovered enough to have a pup. 

South African Police Service’s (SAPS) Endangered Species Unit rescued the pangolin Ally on 25 April in the Alldays area in Limpopo. Poachers had been trying to sell her illegally. 

A veterinarian in Polokwane examined her, while a specialist vet from Joburg also went to help.

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