Tag Archives: Endangered animals

The World’s 10 Most Unusual Flightless Birds

These birds have wings but won”t fly! Surprised — then go scroll down the listto know more interesting facts about the world”s 10 most unusual flightless bird. Titicaca grebe photo link The Titicaca flightless grebe or short-winged grebe (Rollandia microptera), is a grebe found primarily in Lake Titicaca which straddles the border between Peru and […]

Meet The Philippines Only Endemic Duck

There are 131 of duck species worldwide and 20 species occur in the Philippines. And the Philippine Duck is the ONLY duck endemic to the country. photo link Philippine Duck The Philippine Duck (Anas luzonica) is the country’s only endemic duck. It is a medium-sized dabbling or surface-feeding bird. It frequents most freshwater marshes, shallow […]

10 Endangered Lemurs of Madagascar

One can visit Madagascar islands, but rarely you can find these weird but fascinating lemurs. So, just content yourself seeing a photo of each one of them and know some interesting facts about them as well. 1. Brown Mouse Lemur photo link A lemur? No way, perhaps a squirrel. But this is actually a lemur […]

Meet the Seven Kingfishers Endemic to the Philippines

Kingfishers are medium-sized birds with large heads, long pointed bills, short legs and stubby tails. There are 93 species worldwide and 18 species occur in the Philippines. Furthermore, seven species of kingfisher are endemic to some of its islands. If you are planning on a birding trip to the Philippines, then the country’s seven endemic […]

10 Must-see Birds of the Philippines

With 7,107 islands and 600+ bird species to choose from, the Philippines is one of the best birding destinations in the world! It is home to some of the world’s most exotic birds. Several species of hornbills, colorful fruit doves, rare parrots, fascinating woodpeckers, remarkable eagles and many other unique birds await you. Come and […]

Six Cute Animals Listed as Endangered Species

A short list of six cute, but endangered animals. Indeed, these amazing and fascinating animals are cute… but if we continue to invade and destroy their natural habitat, then their cuteness will in the near future just be good for museum attractions. Red Panda photo link The Red Panda (Ailurus fulgens), also known as the […]

Seven of The World’s Most Intriguing Animals

From a rabbit that looks like a fur ball with a face; to a small primate that can rotate its head 180 degrees; down to a fish that uses its fin to walk on ocean floors — these creatures are truly intriguing animals! Read on to learn more about them. Proboscis Monkey The Proboscis Monkey […]

Five Unique Birds’ Living Fossils

The term “living fossil” is used to denote any living species of organism, which through fossils were identified to be the same as a species before extant representatives were discovered; and has no close living relatives. In short words, living fossil is a unique species that apparently hasn’t undergone changes during its very long existence. […]

The World’s 10 Rarest Animals!

An updated list of the world’s 10 most rarest animals. Read to know more about Lonesome George and his company. Helpless to human cruelties, natural calamities, competitions for food with other animals and modernization, these animals could only whisper and cried… HELP! Studies done in 2010, revealed that about 35 species of animals have global […]

The World’s Endangered Sea Turtles

Sea turtles are the only living remnants of the dinosaur age. Today, these gentle creatures are yet facing another test for survival, but the question is … can they make it this time or might follow dinosaurs into extinction. Kemp’s Ridley photo link Kemp’s Ridley (Lepidochelys kempii) is the smallest and rarest species of sea […]