It can't be easy being a
pangolin. We eat them, sell their body parts as medicines and now also
blame them for a world-wide pandemic. My pangolins are taking a stand
against this persecution. PLM you might say (Pangolin Lives Matter).
One of the trio warns of the perils of fried pangolin, another,
reflecting human nature, tries to shift the blame to someone else -
the bats. The third snuffly pangolin (suffering with a cold) sends a
plea to that teenage symbol of hope, Ms Thunberg. Around the lid are
words and abbreviations that we have become familiar with due to
COVID-19. You may also find a hidden bat, in addition to my signature
hidden mouse. A percentage of the profits from the sale of this piece
will be donated to Rest Namibia who help educate, study and conserve
endangered animals, including pangolins. We were lucky enough to watch
a documentary about founder Maria Diekmann and her work with pangolins
whilst I was carving this piece.