Chinese customs seized over three tonnes of pangolin scales, state media said, in the country's biggest-ever smuggling case involving the animal parts. Shanghai Customs found around 3.1 tonnes of pangolin scales mixed in with a container of wood products imported from Nigeria, state broadcaster
armoured vest of lacquered and gilded pangolin scales. I love the pangolin and think their scales should stay firmly on their bodies, but this armour presented to George III in 1820 is still amazing (they obviously didn't know how fat he was!).