Mother and Baby Gerenuk, Kenya by Michael Sheridan: The gerenuk, Litocranius walleri, also known as the Waller's gazelle, is a large eyed, long-necked species of antelope found in dry thorn bush scrub and desert in East Africa. It is known for its ability to balance on its hind legs while extending its long neck to nibble on tasty acacia tree leaves. #Gerenuk
Red Panda: Habitat: mountains of Nepal and northern Myanmar (Burma), as well as in central China. Status: Endangered. Even though the Red Panda shares a portion of its name with another animal, it is a member of its own unique family – the Ailuridae. Unfortunately, these adorable creatures are endangered due to habitat loss and destruction.