Animals are found all over the world, but some speciesare more common than others. Some of the world’s rarest animals are the; vaquita, rhinoceros, red wolf, gobi bear, saola, addax, amur leopard, philippine crocodile, and kakapo.
The kakapos is a large and critically endangered bird, with the total adult population only being around 201. All living Kakapos are tagged and named. They live on small islands in New Zealand, which has been cleared of all predators so they can live safely.
The Philippine Crocodile; a freshwater species of crocodile which has been classified as critically endangered since 1996, is the most threatened species in the world, with only about 100 living Philippine Crocodiles today in a couple of Philippine islands.
Of all the leopard species, the Amur Leopard is the most threatened.They are native to Southeast Russia and China, with only about 100 living leopards, classifying it as critically endangered.
The Addax, known as the white antelope or the screwhorn antelope is native to the Sahara desert, with less than 500 living adults.. This species is also commonly called “spindle horn”, “Vu Quang Bovid,” or the “Asian unicorn.” This species is one of the rarest large mammals.
The gobi bear is a critically endangered species, with only about 40 living bears alive in the world. All of which are living in the great Gobi Desert in a strictly protected area in Mongolia.
The Red Wolf, native to the southeastern United States, is a canine closely related to the gray wolf and the coyote. There are only 35 living Red Wolves, so they are classified as critically endangered.
The Vaquita is a porpoise native to the northern end of the Gulf of California and is the smallest living cetacean in the world. There are only about 10 Vaquitas still living today.
These are not the only rare animals in the world, but they are some of them.