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12 Deadly Cute Animals

Weird & Strange Animal Facts which can startle you! Hummingbirds beat their wings 60 to 80 times per second It doesn't matter that hummingbirds weigh next .

Endangered Pangolin. The only mammal with scales! Animals, Creatures, and Beasts. Wild Kingdom

A pangolin is a mammal of the order Pholidota. The one extant family, Manidae, has one genus, Manis, which comprises eight species. A number of extinct species are also known.

(The Saiga is a critically endangered antelope which originally inhabited a vast area of the Eurasian steppe zone from the foothills of the Carpathian Mountains and Caucasus into Dzungaria and Mongolia. The saiga is recognizable by an extremely unusual, over-sized, flexible nose structure, the proboscis.) * * STEE-RANGE !

30 Mammals You've Probably Never Heard Of But Should

The saiga antelope is a critically endangered antelope that originally inhabited a vast area of the Eurasian steppe zone. The saiga is recognizable by an extremely unusual, over-sized, flexible nose structure, the proboscis.

Long-eared jerboa: This tiny rodent was first caught on film in 2007. They live in parts of China and Mongolia, and it's believed that their ears help them cool off in the desert.

They may not be HUGE but they are unusual in shape and size: Jerboas are technically desert dwelling rodents who live primarily in Northern Africa and Asia, but let's face it- they might actually be the cutest animals in existence.

LOBO GUARÁ -  The Maned Wolf is the largest canid in South America, resembling a large fox with reddish fur.  This mammal is found in open and semi-op...

The Maned Wolf is the largest canid in South America, resembling a large fox with reddish fur. This mammal is found in open and semi-open habitats, especially grasslands with scattered bushes and trees throughout South America. The maned wolf is the tall

Sunda Flying Lemur, an Endangered Species, threatened by massive habitat destruction in Indonesia and the Philippines.

Sunda Flying Lemur Endangered Species, threatened by massive habitat destruction in Indonesia and the Philippines.

Snookum Bear - Coati  Arenal Area, Costa Rica  Coatis are also known as  Coatimundi, Brazilian Aardvarks, Mexican Tejón or Moncún, Hog-Nosed Coons, Pizotes, Panamanian Gatosolos, Crackoons and Snookum Bears and they are members of the raccoon family (Procyonidae). They are diurnal mammals native to South America, Central America, and South-Western North America.

Costa Rica Coatis are also known as Coatimundi, Snookum Bears and they are members of the raccoon family (Procyonidae). They are diurnal mammals native to South America, Central America, and South-Western North America.

12 Animals you've never heard of... 2/2

These beautiful monsters…

The Southern Wright whale dolphin is actually my favourite breed of porpoise. And there were only three animals on that list I hadn't heard of xD

"The Saiga." (Saiga tatarica.) On the verge of extinction: Commonly known as "Saiga, Mongolian Saiga" & "Saiga Antelope." Saiga tatarica, (Bovidae) is a very distinctive looking antelope; with a large, proboscis-like nose which hangs down over its mouth.

"The Saiga.) On the verge of extinction: Commonly known as "Saiga, Mongolian Saiga" & "Saiga Antelope." Saiga tatarica, (Bovidae) is a very distinctive looking antelope; with a large, proboscis-like nose which hangs down over its mouth.

Echidna together with the platypus, are the only extant mammals that lay eggs (order Monotremata).

Echidna together with the Platypus, are the only extant mammals that lay eggs (order Monotremata). Spines are modified hair

The Nilgiri marten is the only species of marten found in southern India. Very little is known about these elusive, enchanting creatures.

These 15 Animals Without Hair Are Barely Recognizable

The Nilgiri marten is the only species of marten found in southern India. Very little is known about these elusive, enchanting animals.

Resembling an exhibitionist mixed leaf salad, the Devil’s Flower Mantis (Idolomantis diabolica) is the Lady Gaga of praying manti..!    Photo by Igor Siwanowicz

Devil& Flower Mantis (Idolomantis diabolica) - Beautiful Macro Insect Photo: Devils Flower, Igor Siwanowicz, Flower Mantis, Praying Mantis, Devil S Flower

The Quokka, known as 'the happiest animal in the world', is native to small islands off the coast of Western Australia.

Happy little quokkas! Like other marsupials in the macropod family, the quokka (Setonix brachyurus) is herbivorous and mainly nocturnal. It can be found on some smaller islands off the coast of Western Australia.

The Bilby is nocturnal & their numbers are low. Native to Western Australia.

The Bilby. Perth Zoo has a successful breeding program. I buy chocolate Bilbys instead of chocolate bunnies at Easter.

marbled polecat<--- whats the first thing you thought when you saw this?

highly endangered marbled polecat Another pinner said elsewhere: "they look like domestic ferrets wearing costumes.

The proboscis monkey (Nasalis larvatus) or long-nosed monkey, known as the bekantan in Malay, is a reddish-brown arboreal Old World monkey that is endemic to the south-east Asian island of Borneo. The monkey also goes by the Malay name monyet belanda ("Dutch monkey"), or even orang belanda ("Dutchman"), as Indonesians remarked that the Dutch colonisers often had similarly large bellies and noses.

The proboscis monkey (Nasalis larvatus) or long-nosed monkey, known as the bekantan in Malay, is endemic to the south-east Asian island of Borneo.