10 Animals That Deserve Their Own National Geographic Special
In the 25 years it's been on air, National Geographic Explorer has featured some of the world's strangest animals. In its next 25, they should spotlight some of these...
1. The Capybara
The capybara is the largest rodent in the world. Capybaras are gentle and will usually allow humans to pet and hand-feed them. They are even kept as pets!
2. Albino Alligators
Albino gators are very rare and are mainly found in zoos. They are very sensitive to light.
3. The Aye Aye
The Aye Aye is the world's largest nocturnal primate. It is also one of the ugliest.
4. The Agora Rabbit
The Agora rabbit is a domesticated rabbit, known and cultivated for its fur. Obviously.
The blobfish inhabits the deep waters off the coasts of mainland Australia and Tasmania, it is rarely seen by humans.
The tamarin is a squirrel sized monkey with a beard!
7. The Giant Chinese Salamander
The giant Chinese salamander is the largest salamander in the world. It is considered critically endangered and can only be found in rocky mountain streams/lakes in China.
8. The Baskin Shark
The baskin shark is the second largest living shark, after the whale shark.
9. Pygmy Tarsiers
Tarsiers are small animals with ENORMOUS eyes. They are found only in Southeast Asia.
10. The Slow Loris
The cutest animal ever.