So what is the rarest animal on the planet? Really, that is a surprisingly troublesome question to reply. Precisely deciding the quantity of creatures in specific animal types is not a walk in the park since most don't generally take part in censuses. A few creatures are rare to the point that they may as of now be instinct and we simply don't have any acquaintance with it yet. Here's our compilation of the rarest animals that you probably never seen before.
Rare, fanged lancet fish discovered along NC beach: What was the deep-sea monster doing there? Lancet fish have extremely large mouths, and razor-sharp teeth. These open-water animals can grow over six feet in length. Very little is known about this elusive species, but they are similar to yellowfin tuna and swordfish in many aspects.
~~A very rare Ili pika in the Tianshan Mountains in China.The animal which resembles a rabbit was first observed by conservationist Li Weidong in 1983. After three years of research, Mr Li and his team named it the Ili Pika, after the area where it is found, the Ili Prefecture on the far west side of China's Xinjiang province. | by Li Weidong~~
this goes to an awesome page about (several) rare and/or very unusual animals... VERY cool!!! (and this is an axolotl in the picture---a mexican neotenic mole salamander)... so unusual, yet so fascinatingly beautiful :) LOVE the pink colors!!