Monday, June 17, 2013

10 Animals You Probably Didn’t Know Existed

1. Tufted Deer 


Tufted deers are a small species of deer that are found in China. They are mainly solitary creatures, sometimes found in pairs, and they are very shy. Also, majestic fangs.

2. Star-nosed Mole 


Star-nosed moles are small moles found in eastern Canada and United States along wet and low areas.

3. Southern Right Whale Dolphin 


Southern right whale dolphins are small species found in cool waters far south. They have no visible teeth or dorsal fin but they still leap out of the water gorgeously.

4. Raccoon Dog 


Raccoon Dogs, or Tanuki, are found in East Asia. They are not actually a type of raccoons, but they climb trees regularly.

5. Patagonian Mara 


Patagonian Maras are large rodents found in parts of Argentina. They are herbivorous and cute.

6. Markhor


Markhors are large species of wild goats that are found in Afghanistan and Pakistan. They are classified as endagered species by the IUCN since there are only 2,500 mature markhors in existence.

7. Maned Wolf 


Maned Wolves are found in South America. They live mostly in grasslands.

8. Lamprey 


Lampreys are the spawn of hell. Kidding. They are jawless fish that suck the blood of fish, or humans, and their body hasn’t changed since 300 milion years ago.

9. Gerenuk 


Gerenuks are long-necked species of antelopes found in Eastern Africa. They stand up to graze for food. Very picky eaters!

10. Amazonian Royal Flycatcher 


Amazonian Royal Flycatchers are found in the Amazon. They are about 6 inches and they mostly eat insects.
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