12 Animals That Are So Rare, We Bet You’ve Never Even Seen Them In A Photo

12 Animals That Are So Rare We Bet You’ve Never Even Seen Them In A Photo

Do you know our world has around 8.7 million species of animals? Here we will discuss the 12 animals that are so rare, we bet you’ve never even seen them in a photo.

1. The Nendo Tube Nosed fruit bat

They were first discovered in 2009 in Papua New Guinea. They are also known as Yoda Bats in the honor of the Star War Jedi Master. They look like a flying camel, they have bulging eyes, pointed ears.

2. The Salp

rare transparent animals salp planktonic tunicates

Salp is planktonic tunicates feed on the carbon dioxides. They are entirely transparent and flaccid in texture.

3. The Honduran White Bat

rare animals caribbean Honduran White Bat
Photo Credit: nationalgeographic

Also known as the Caribbean white tent-making bat, belongs from Phyllostomatidae. They are scientifically described in 1892.

4. The Snub-Nosed Monkey

They are native of Asia, with the highest population in Tibet, Sichuan, Yunnan. They are the rarest species of monkey, discovered in 2010. They are known as the snubbed nose money because their nasal cavities aren’t protected.

5. Lli Pika

Marmot rabbit hybrid Lli Pika also known as magic bunny
Photo Credit: Li Weidong  

This looks like a marmot-rabbit hybrid, they also know as the magic bunny. A native of the Tian Shan Mountains in China. Although this rare animal’s existence known for more than twenty years, first time photographed recently.

6. Albino Chinese soft-shelled turtle

Rare animal Albino Chinese soft-shelled turtle
Photo Credit: Mikael Buck/SOLENT  

This Chinese turtle has a soft shell, yes they have this unlike feature of a turtle. They lack any pigment, have long necks and big nostrils which help them to breathe underwater. 

7. The Pinocchio Frog

Also known as the Spike-Nosed Tree Frog. To attract the female frog they inflate there little nose.

8. Pink Eyed Caedicia

They found on the high Pacific plains, specifically in  Muller Mountain Range. It has pink eyes and feet, this feature makes them different from other species of grasshopper.

9. The Pink Handfish

Rare animal Pink Handfish brink of extinction
Photo Credit: Karen Gowlett-Holmes 

9 species of pink handfish are classed as on the brink of extinction. 4 new species of handfish have been discovered recently.

10. Pink River Dolphins

These pink dolphins love to live in natural habitat. They live un the Amazon river. They are not pink by birth, they acquire a pink color with age.

11. The Cherax Pulcher

Rare animal discovered in Indonesia cherax pulcher
Photo Credit: Christian Lukhaup

This crayfish has a brightly colored shell that makes it different from its blue and gray colored cousins. They were discovered in Indonesia in 2016.

12. The Grimpoteuthis or Dumbo Octopus

Deep ocean rare animal Grimpoteuthis or Dumbo Octopus

They are the deep animal that lives on the ocean floor. They are around 8 inches tall, has two fins located on their mantle. The name Dumbo came from the similitude of the title character of Disney’s 1941 film Dumbo.

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