Extremely Rare 'Asian Unicorn' Sighted In Vietnam
The saola or the 'Asian Unicorn' is one of the most threatened animals in the world. It was caught on camera in Vietnam for the first time in 15 yearNovember 13, 2013
It's the first time in the 21st century conservationists have spotted one of the world's most threatened mammals in Vietnam. The animal is nicknamed the "Asian unicorn."
"The saola, a long-horned ox, was photographed in a forest in central Vietnam back in September." (Via WAVE)
Los Angeles Times reports the last reported sighting of the saola in Laos in 1999, but it's been 15 years since it was last seen in the wild in Vietnam. As you can imagine there is very little known about the species.