If you can save ten animals from extinction, which animals would you pick? Sir David Attenborough shows us his pick in his new TV series Attenborough's Ark [warning: auto-starting video]. The BBC has the slideshow of the ten animals he'd save, including this one above:
Another strange species highlighted by Sir David is the rare Hispaniola solenodon that has existed since prehistoric times but now only survives in Haiti and the Dominican Republic. The unusual nocturnal animal has a venomous bite and an incredibly mobile nose thanks to a ball and socket joint.
A mobile nose? That's so fantastic! Link