There are millions of species of animals on the planet, and while many are very common, an alarming number of species are endangered or haven’t been seen in years.
Every once in a while, a stunned researcher or photographer will come across an animal that was believed to have disappeared or died out all together. Endangered species often seem so much more beautiful given their risky and critical situation.
Start the slideshow below to see some of the rarest animals on the planet that have been captured on camera. You won’t believe that some of these exist!
I knew giant squids exist, but tiny dragons?? Unbelievable pictures!