World’s 12 Most Unique Animals You Never Know

The planet earth is home to variety of animals species and unique creatures such as Pink Fairy Armadillo,Tapir, Dugong, Markhor,flying snake, Yeti Crab,Superb Bird of Paradise and Japanese Spider Crab.

Tufted Deer

Tufted-Deer

Tufted Deer is one of the small species of deer with canines,live in Burma or Myanmar and China. The Tufted deer has vampire like fangs and the deer is larger than muntjac species.

Thorny Dragon

Thorny-dragon

Thorny Dragon is a small species of Australian lizard,covered entirely with conical spines. The thorny devil lizard usually lives in the desert of central Australia.

Aye Aye

Aye Aye

Aye Aye lemur is world’s largest nocturnal species of primate,native to Madagascar island. The aye aye are nocturnal and spends most of its life in the trees and classified as endangered.

Maned Wolf

Maned-Wolf

Maned Wolf is not a wolf,nor is it a fox but the largest canid of South America. The Maned wolf is very rare canid and tallest of the wild canid,found in open grasslands,bushes and trees.

Gerenuk

Gerenuk

Gerenuk also known as giraffe gazelle found in the Horn of Africa. This long necked antelope habitats woody vegetation and one of the world’s most amazing animal.

Babirusa

Babirusa

Babirusa is the big pig with massive curving tusk,found in the Indonesian islands of Sulawesi,Wallacea,Togian and Sula. The Sulawesi Babirusa has two pairs of enlarged canine teeth or tusks and is the largest of the three species of Babirusa.

Sunda Colugo

Sunda Colugo or Malayan colugo is a species of arboreal gliding mammal, found in the Philippines and Southeast Asia. This flying lemur is actually not a lemur and does not fly instead glide from higher to lower trees.

Zebra Duiker

Zebra Duiker is a small antelope with zebra like stripes, only found in Liberia. They are found in rainforests areas and low-mountain forest, hunted for bush meat and considered as vulnerable.

Fossa

Fossa

Fossa is a wild cat like mammal endemic to island of Madagascar, relative of the mongoose and civet. The Fossa is top predator of Madagascar island the largest mammalian carnivore in Madagascar.

Proboscis Monkey

Proboscis Monkey is the long nosed species of monkey found in the rainforests of Borneo. The Proboscis Monkey is famous and unique because of unusually large nose.

Saiga Antelope

saiga-antelope

Saiga Antelope is a unique species of critically endangered antelope lived in Kazakhstan,Russia and North America. The saiga antelope is one of the most spectacular animal with extremely distinctive appearance an enlarged nose. Image Source: nationalgeographic

Okapi

Okapi

Okapi is a beautiful and unusual animal,related to the giraffe and zebras. The endangered okapi is medium sized giraffid,endemic to the forest of Congo.