Date of Award

Spring 5-8-2020

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)



First Advisor

Dr. Joshua Plotnik

Second Advisor

Dr. Peter Moller

Academic Program Adviser

Dr. Diana Reiss


Pangolins are one of the most heavily poached, yet least understood mammals in the world. In this study, we used an object-choice task to assess the ecological relevance and use of sensory information in Sunda pangolin foraging behavior. This is the first controlled experiment on pangolin behavior to our knowledge.



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