1: Meet the elusive saola, also called the Asian unicorn, found in the mountain forests of Vietnam and Laos.

2: The vaquita, the world's smallest porpoise, faces extinction due to illegal fishing in Mexico's Gulf of California.

3: The Javan Rhino, with only 60 individuals left in Java, Indonesia, is critically endangered due to poaching and habitat loss.

4: The Amur Leopard, a critically endangered species, resides in the Russian Far East with less than 100 individuals left.

5: The Angel Shark, once widespread in the Mediterranean, is now critically endangered due to overfishing and habitat destruction.

6: The Kakapo, a flightless parrot from New Zealand, is one of the rarest birds in the world with only around 200 individuals left.

7: The Northern Hairy-Nosed Wombat, found in Australia, is one of the rarest marsupials with less than 200 individuals left.

8: The Spix's Macaw, native to Brazil, is considered extinct in the wild due to habitat loss and illegal trapping for the pet trade.

9: The Baiji Dolphin, also known as the Chinese River Dolphin, is believed to be functionally extinct with no confirmed sightings since 2002.