Long-eared jerboa: This tiny rodent was first caught on film in 2007. They live in parts of China and Mongolia, and it's believed that their ears help them cool off in the desert.

They may not be HUGE but they are unusual in shape and size: Jerboas are technically desert dwelling rodents who live primarily in Northern Africa and Asia, but let's face it- they might actually be the cutest animals in existence.

11. The Maned Wolf is the largest canid in South America, resembling a large fox with reddish fur.  This mammal is found in open and semi-open habitats, especially grasslands with scattered bushes and trees throughout South America.  The maned wolf is the tallest of the wild canids and it's long legs are most likely an adaptation to the tall grasslands of its native habitat.

The Maned Wolf is the largest canid in South America, resembling a large fox with reddish fur. This mammal is found in open and semi-open habitats, especially grasslands with scattered bushes and trees throughout South America. The maned wolf is the tall

Echidna together with the platypus, are the only extant mammals that lay eggs (order Monotremata).

Echidna together with the Platypus, are the only extant mammals that lay eggs (order Monotremata). Spines are modified hair

Rare and Strange Looking Animals | ... animals as pets but be aware these deadly cute animals can be

12 Deadly Cute Animals

Weird & Strange Animal Facts which can startle you! Hummingbirds beat their wings 60 to 80 times per second It doesn't matter that hummingbirds weigh next .

(The Saiga is a critically endangered antelope which originally inhabited a vast area of the Eurasian steppe zone from the foothills of the Carpathian Mountains and Caucasus into Dzungaria and Mongolia. The saiga is recognizable by an extremely unusual, over-sized, flexible nose structure, the proboscis.) * * STEE-RANGE !

30 Mammals You've Probably Never Heard Of But Should

The saiga antelope is a critically endangered antelope that originally inhabited a vast area of the Eurasian steppe zone. The saiga is recognizable by an extremely unusual, over-sized, flexible nose structure, the proboscis.

Snookum Bear - Coati  Arenal Area, Costa Rica  Coatis are also known as  Coatimundi, Brazilian Aardvarks, Mexican Tejón or Moncún, Hog-Nosed Coons, Pizotes, Panamanian Gatosolos, Crackoons and Snookum Bears and they are members of the raccoon family (Procyonidae). They are diurnal mammals native to South America, Central America, and South-Western North America.

Costa Rica Coatis are also known as Coatimundi, Snookum Bears and they are members of the raccoon family (Procyonidae). They are diurnal mammals native to South America, Central America, and South-Western North America.

The Most Unusual Shapes Of Goat Hornes

The Most Unusual Shapes Of Goat Hornes

Unusual Animal Friendships - www.viralpx.com

Unusual Animal Friendships

Endangered Pangolin. The only mammal with scales! Animals, Creatures, and Beasts. Wild Kingdom

A pangolin is a mammal of the order Pholidota. The one extant family, Manidae, has one genus, Manis, which comprises eight species. A number of extinct species are also known.

the Devil's Flower Mantis (Idolomantis diabolica)  Photo by Igor Siwanowicz - I want one of these so bad. http://insectstore.com/devils-flower-mantis-idolomantis-diabolica/

Devil& Flower Mantis (Idolomantis diabolica) - Beautiful Macro Insect Photo: Devils Flower, Igor Siwanowicz, Flower Mantis, Praying Mantis, Devil S Flower

The Saiga (aka Mongolian Saiga antelope) is a very distinctive looking antelope, with a large, proboscis-like nose that hangs down over its mouth. Saigas currently live in the Rostov Steppe, Russia. They once inhabited a vast area of the Eurasian Steppe Zone from the Foothills of the Carpathians and Caucasus into Dzungaria and Mongolia. It is now critically endangered, on the verge of extinction.

"The Saiga.) On the verge of extinction: Commonly known as "Saiga, Mongolian Saiga" & "Saiga Antelope." Saiga tatarica, (Bovidae) is a very distinctive looking antelope; with a large, proboscis-like nose which hangs down over its mouth.

Barking Deer / Muntjac -  Muntjacs are the oldest known deer, appearing 15–35 million years ago, with remains found in Miocene deposits in France, Germany and Poland.

Barking Deer / Muntjac - Muntjacs are the oldest known deer, appearing million years ago, with remains found in Miocene deposits in France, Germany and Poland. Almost as creepy as the deer with fangs.

Friends, buddies in all different shapes and sizes...the common bond...LOVE <3

Dog and rat friends, dog licks rat! Adorable picture of dog and rat playing xo

Sunda Flying Lemur, an Endangered Species, threatened by massive habitat destruction in Indonesia and the Philippines.

Sunda Flying Lemur Endangered Species, threatened by massive habitat destruction in Indonesia and the Philippines.

Suryia the Orangutan and Roscoe the Blue Tick Hound | orphaned orangutan finds a friend.

Suryia the Orangutan and Roscoe the Blue Tick Hound. The best of friends at the T.S sanctuary in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. What an unusual friendship.

10 Cool Sea Creatures You Need to Know About - Knowledge Salad

Glaucus atlanticus (common names include the sea swallow, blue angel, blue glaucus, blue dragon, blue sea slug and blue ocean slug).

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