The Gerenuk (Litocranius walleri) is a species of antelope related to the Gazelle. The only differences between the gerenuk and the gazelle is that gerenuks have a more solid skull and an elongated neck which is the gerenuks most outstanding characteristic.
Red pandas can be easily distinguished by its unique ruddy coat color, which acts like camouflage in the canopy of fir trees where branches are covered with clumps of reddish-brown moss and white lichens.
Found in the skin of the golden poison dart frog Phyllobates terribilis, this toxin is so potent that one milligram of it would be enough to kill between 10 and 20 humans. Its unique attack strategy makes it a promising subject of drug research, but the frog’s endangered status makes wild collection difficult.
Ever since, the bears in Yellowstone National Park, protected from hunting, have been cut off from the rest of their kind. Their closest kin prowl the mountains some 70 miles north, in and around Glacier National Park.
A herd of endangered rhinos fleeing the deadly floods sweeping northern India now faces another threat, wildlife officials said on Monday: Poachers are stalking the animals in the few areas of high ground to which they have managed to escape.