Eastern or Highlands Bongos (Tragelaphus eurycerus ssp. isaaci) are listed as Critically Endangered due to poaching, with as few as 75 animals remaining in small groups of in their Kenyan upland range.
Orchid Dendrobium Smilliae - via Sociedad Argentina de Horticultura - Clusters of green and pink flowers. Also known as "The Bottlebrush Orchid". Native to Australia and Papua New Guinea.
21 unusual and rare baby names
Of course you want to give your adored baby-to-be a unique baby name and you just might find the one in this very rare and unusual selection. All of these names were popular in the late 1800's, but have disappeared over time. How about bringing them back?
Rare Female Portraits of Rural America from Hundreds of female portraits made by an itinerant photographer named Hugh Mangum, who rode the trains to the small towns of North Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia.
Northern White Rhinoceros This female named Nabiré was one of the last of her subspecies. She died last summer, a week after this photograph was taken. A few months later another northern white rhino died, leaving only three.