For various reasons most of the animals on this list are either extinct, only found in captivity, or severely endangered. These are 25 of the rarest animals in the world.
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Northern Hairy-Nosed Wombat
There are about 100 of these wombats left in the wild and all of them live in Epping Forest National Park in Queensland, Australia.
As of late, the commons sawfish has become not-so-common and the endangered species is found mostly in the waters off of northern Australia.
Hunted for its horn, there are only about 200 Sumatran Rhinos left in Malaysia and Indonesia.
Also known as the Hunter’s Hartebeest, these antelopes are found in a small region between Kenya and Somalia. There are between 500 and 1,000 left in the wild.
Dusky Gopher Frog
The entire population is estimated to be between 60-80 individuals residing in two ponds in Mississippi.