Category: Endangered Species

Red Hills Salamander

The Red Hills Salamander is a large species of lung-less salamander that are adept at burrowing and spend the majority of the day underground, only emerging at night to hunt for food. The Red Hills Salamander is currently listed as endangered as its losing its forest habitat to pine and timber harvesting firms. The Red

Purple Frog

The Purple Frog is a product of isolated evolution that has been taking place for over 130 million years. Evolving from the amphibian family Nasikabatrachidae, the Purple Frog is a very recent discovery, having being discovered in India in 2003 making the Purple Frog the first new family of frogs to be discovered since 1926.

Darwin Frog

Green and brown or either one, the Darwins frog is about 2.5 to 3.5 centimeters long. The colors of the frog help to camouflage it as it hunts for its food but it is sometimes mistaken for a leaf and eaten by vegetarian animals as well as predators.

Ivory-billed Woodpecker

The Ivory-billed Woodpecker (Campephilus Principalis) was though to extinct until a recent discovery.The elusive Ivory-billed Woodpecker is now classed as critically endangered with sightings of this beautiful bird still as scarce as always. The Ivory-billed woodpecker is classed as an American Woodpecker but there are actually two distinct sub-species of the Ivory-billed Woodpecker, those being

African Wild Ass

The African Wild Ass is one of the truly wild donkeys which inhabit the African plains. They are medium grey in summertime and iron gray in the winter, with a mane that stands upright although it is not very thick in nature. It features stripes on its lower legs not unlike those of a zebra.

Scottish Wildcat

One of the most impressive predators in the world, the Scottish Wildcat is intelligent, patient, agile and powerful, pound for pound as powerful as any other cat alive, large or small. Until as short a time ago as 1950, Scotsmen believed them to be mankillers. The Scottish Wildcat They hold the distinction and legend of

Southern Pudu

The Southern Pudu is one of the smallest of all deer species, as well as being one of the smallest of the ungulates as well. It is close in appearance to its relative, the Northern Pudu, but is smaller still than that diminutive animal. Their coats are rough and thick, and colored a brown black.

Bornean Big Cat

The Bornean big cat is also known as the Bornean Clouded Leopard or Diard’s Leopard. Whatever you want to call it, this is a medium sized wild cat that is found in the areas of Borneo, Sumatra, and the Batu Islands. This is a truly beautiful cat that has irregularly shaped markings that have dark