10. Saola Saolas are one of the most endangered animals on the planet — and the most elusive! Affectionately dubbed “Asian unicorns,” saolas — pronounced saw-las — evaded human detection till 1992! To date, wildlife cameras have only caught three. Because saolas are so scarce, researchers know precious little about these herbivores that live in wet forests on the Laotian-Vietnamese border.
The Saola is one of the world's rarest and most mysterious mammals.The saola resembles the desert antelopes of arabia in appearance but is in fact more closely related to wild cattle. The Saola is one of the most distinctive antelope species in the world with its most characteristic feature being the long and sharply-pointed horns that sit parallel on top of the animal's head. These smooth horns are found on both males and females of the species and can grow up to 50cm in length. The Saola is thought to be
The saola (Pseudoryx nghetinhensis), also called siola, Vu Quang ox, spindlehorn, Asian unicorn, or, infrequently, the Vu Quang bovid, is one of the world's rarest large mammals, a forest-dwelling bovine found only in the Annamite Range of Vietnam and Laos. Saolas have since been kept in captivity multiple times, although only for short
You might think you have seen all the wild animals in the world, but actually there are more animals that are rarely ever seen. See this list of wild animals that have rarely ever been seen. - RARE ALBINO COBRA These albino cobras are extremely rare, some cultures consider them as sacred. Having no camoflauge makes them be easily exposed to their predators. They need to be protected by humans. - THE SAOLA The SAOLA is found in one place in the world, The Annamite Mountains forests in Vietnam.They were also given