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The Saola: a bovine discovered in 1992 that is found only in the Annamite Mountains of Vietnam and Laos. The animal is listed as ‘critically endangered’ by the WWF, and scientists have categorically documented saola in the wild on only four occasions to date.


Animals teetering on edge of extinction captured in breathtaking series of photos

The saola is currently considered to be critically endangered.[1] Its restrictive habitat requirements and aversion to human proximity are likely to endanger it through habitat loss and habitat fragmentation. Saola suffer losses through hunting for local trophy hunting and the illegal trade in furs,...