25 Rarest Animals On Earth

Have you ever wondered about the rarest animals on Earth? It’s a sad reality, but we are losing animal species at an alarming rate. While not all of the animals on this list are necessarily considered “endangered”, they would still be very challenging to photograph in the wild. In fact, some of these animals were even thought to be extinct until an unsuspecting photographer managed to snap a photograph. With that said, these are the 25 rarest animals on Earth.

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Warty Pig

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Another hard to film animal found in the Philippines, there are only a couple hundred left in the wild.

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Florida Panther

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With only 20 left in 1970 it has made a slight resurgence but it is still not a very common sight.

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White Lion

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Not seen in the wild since 1994, these lions are not albinos and are native to the Timbavati region of Africa.

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Snow Leopard

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A very rare sight in the wild, when two snow leopard cubs were photographed in the mountains of Tajikistan last year it got a lot of attention.

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Giant Squid

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The first video of this legendary creature was recently captured by Japanese scientists nearly a kilometer below the surface of the ocean.

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