All posts in Rare Critters

Sh*t that freaks us out.

September 19, 2020, No comments

It’s not the usual way actors are rewarded, but Joaquin Phoenix now has a spider named in his honour. The Loureedia phoenixi velvet spider was discovered in a remote corner […]

Three humpback whales on their way to Antaractica got stuck in a crocodile-infested river in Australia

September 16, 2020, No comments

A trio of humpback whales – usually bound for Antarctica this time of year – took a wrong turn, heading up a crocodile-infested north Aust ...

Rare albino fur seal pup spotted in Russia

September 15, 2020, No comments

A rare seal pup has been spotted in Russia and the biologist who spotted the unusual animal is worried that it might be rejected by its colony. The gi ...

Ugly critters need love too and get the spotlight for once

September 3, 2020, No comments

World Animal Protection is highlighting “ugly” animals to create more awareness around species that are just as vulnerable as more visually appeal ...