Saola - Wikipedia - asian unicor

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Often called the Asian unicorn, little is known about the enigmatic saola in the two decades since its discovery. None exist in captivity and this rarely-seen mammal is already critically endangered. Scientists have categorically documented saola in the wild on only four occasions to date.

Jul 12, 2019 · The saola (pronounced sow-la and also known as the Asian unicorn or the Vu Quang bovid) has two long, straight, parallel horns that can reach 20 inches in length. Horns are found on both males and females. The saola's fur is sleek and dark brown in .

Nov 13, 2013 · World Wildlife Fund has released photos of the saola, a rare animal that hasn't been seen in 15 years.

It seems somehow fitting that the Saola– an animal often referred to as the “Asian unicorn”– lives in a remote range of misty mountains in Southeast Asia. There in the Annamite Range bordering Vietnam and Laos, one of the world’s rarest large mammals dwells quietly in .