Man is the most intelligent creature on the planet, the final chain of evolution. But the world is so much interesting and unknown, which cannot be understood even by people. All these wonders created by nature itself. This applies to animals, plants and phenomena that cannot be explained with words. Some interesting phenomena arise, and others disappear. Everything happens quickly and mysteriously that it is impossible to manage to capture this wonderful moment.
To prevent the complete disappearance of some wonderful animals people have created the red book. In it are recorded the most rare and endangered species of living beings and plants. There is a document to ensure that all could read the list of rare animals and contributed to their preservation on the planet. Below, a list of the five most rare animals must be protected, their were very few on the Ground.
Chinese Pangolin – fifth place
Still, this beast called scaly anteater because of its appearance. These large lizards are completely covered in keratin scales. Common in the South-East of China. Until their number reaches several hundreds. But every year, poachers take the life of hundreds of lizards, at least. Therefore, the number of these unique animals is rapidly declining every year. They are unique creatures, in addition, they benefit the environment and not dangerous for people.
Irrawaddy Dolphin – fourth place
These aquatic creatures are the world’s only living members of the genus orzell. They live only in a single place on the planet – the Mekong river. The science of these unique dolphins are known only since the 19th century. In the 21st century, their number is less than one hundred individuals. And this figure is rapidly decreasing. Disappearing because of poachers and the pollution of the environment of their habitat. According to scientists, if the local authorities will not change the status of dolphins and their catch will not be punishable, a view soon to disappear altogether from the face of the earth.
Amur leopard – the third place
The most interesting factor that drew attention to the animal, is their exclusive appearance. Each animal has a unique spotted pattern that never repeats. Therefore, poachers and strive to capture at least one skin. At the moment, there are not more than fifty of these leopards. They disappear faster than the time to reproduce. There are unique predators in Russia and China.
Javan rhinoceros – second place
Name these large harmless animals was due to habitat. They are found only on the island of Java, in Indonesia. They are unique because of their horn, which usually reaches up to 25 cm in length. It is because of the value of horns on the black market for these wonderful animals and kill. For one kilogram of the bones the poachers out not less than 30 thousand dollars. Local laws are not much afraid of seekers of easy money. So, now there are less than fifty rhinos.
They breed quite slowly. And attempt breeding them in zoos fail, the offspring they produce only on the outside. In addition to poaching, reduce population and speed the cutting of forests where animals live.
The rare animal
Saol is the most rare and poorly known animal, about the size of which nothing is known authentically. For the first time, scientists have learned about it procapita only in 1992. All the times when scientists were able to see a unique creature, was recorded in the reserves of Vietnam. It was only a few times, which tells about a small number of these animals.
What kind of lifestyle they lead, how they reproduce and what they eat is a mystery. Attempts to contain saol in captivity ended in their death, so this idea is abandoned, so as not to destroy the population of these mysterious creatures.