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Rare Animals

WATCH: Meet a Rare Monkey-Eating Eagle

Aaron Pomerantz | Posted 07.07.2016 | World
Aaron Pomerantz

Timing is everything in the Amazon rainforest. So when wildlife photographer Jeff and I heard that there was a harpy eagle nest near the Refugio Amazonas jungle lodge, we knew that we had a narrow window of opportunity to see these rare birds caring for their young.

11 Of The Scariest Looking Creatures In The Animal Kingdom

The Huffington Post | Katherine Boehrer | Posted 10.30.2014 | Green

We share earth with some amazing, yet terrifying creatures. This Halloween we've gathered together some of the creepiest looking animals we could find...

SPOTTED: Totally Adorable And Very Rare Wallaby In ... Hawaii?

Posted 01.30.2014 | Green

Almost a hundred years ago, two clever little wallabies escaped their fate in a private Hawaii zoo and ran off together into the Kalihi Valley on Oahu...

LOOK: World's Rarest Whale Seen For First Time

Posted 11.06.2012 | Science

By: OurAmazingPlanet Staff Published: 11/05/2012 12:18 PM EST on OurAmazingPlanet The world's rarest whale has been spotted for the first time, in...

An Afternoon With Africa's Hunting Dogs

Lindblad Expeditions | Posted 10.27.2012 | Travel
Lindblad Expeditions

Under the watchful eye of an adult, the cubs played relentlessly, probably developing skills that would, in adulthood, make them the most effective carnivores of Africa.

PHOTOS: Rare Snow Leopard Caught On Camera In Tajikistan

Posted 01.25.2012 | Green

A recent biodiversity survey in a remote corner of Tajikistan has yielded surprising results. Fauna & Flora International (FFI) recently teamed up ...

WATCH: Rare All-White Penguin Spotted In Antarctica

Posted 01.13.2012 | Green

This penguin seems to have decided to go against the grain, sporting a cream tux instead of the traditional black and white as he waddles around Antar...

PHOTOS: Google's 10 Most Popular Rare Wild Animals In 2011

Posted 12.23.2011 | Green

Each year, Google releases its Zeitgeist review of the most popular and fastest rising search terms of the year. Analyzing the world's queries, Google...

Watch: AMAZING 'Cyclops' Shark Discovered

The Huffington Post | Mark Hanrahan | Posted 12.18.2011 | Green

A one-eyed 'cyclops' shark fetus discovered in July is the real thing, according to scientists. The animal was discovered inside its mother, a dusk...

The Cutest Pygmy Animals (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Lindsay Armstrong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

What is it about small animals that puts us in the mood to say, "awww?" In the case of these pygmy animals it might be because they are much more rare...

Madagascar's Lemurs Endangered Once Again

The Guardian | David Smith in Berenty, Madagascar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The lemur, a furry primate that symbolizes Madagascar's unique biodiversity, is under renewed threat from a "timber mafia" pillaging the island's fore...