An extraordinary and unique bird that is the only flightless and nocturnal parrot in the world – as well as the heaviest!
IUCN: Critically Endangered
Species considered critically endangered are thought to be at extremely high risk of extinction.
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Scientists have found that orangutans have a sense of empathy and mimicry which forms an essential part of laughter.
Don’t be misled by their tiny size, these tiny frogs are poisonous to the touch!
The Saola was only discovered in 1992 and since then has only been photographed three times in the wild. They are known as the ‘Asian Unicorns’.
Reef-building Staghorn Corals are among the fastest growing corals on the reef; when healthy their branches can grow up to 8 in a year! They were once very abundant, but their population has declined by over 80% since the 1980’s, with no signs of recovery.
Sumatran Elephants eat up to 150kg of vegetation every day!
Almost the entire life of a Sumatran Orangutan is spent high up trees. In particular, these orangutans can be spotted feasting together in the sweet fig trees of the Sumatran rainforests.