I was an ocelot. Including the fastest mammal, the ability to roar, incredible hunting skills and stunning stripy and spotted coats, the big cats are some of the most recognised and admired species on our planet.
Sable antelope (Hippotragus niger) - photo by Martin Harvey, via Arkive; Mature females eventually become a rich chestnut-brown to dark brownish-black and fully mature males are a glossy brownish-black to pitch-black, varying with the subspecies.
Tenrec - Tenrecidae is a family of mammals found on Madagascar and parts of Africa. Tenrecs are widely diverse, resembling hedgehogs, shrews, opossums, mice and even otters. The real question: Can I have one?
Fennec Fox, Morocco by Francisco Mingorance The fennec or desert fox, is a canine mammal species of the genus Vulpes, which inhabits the Sahara Desert and Arabia. This is the smallest species of the family Canidae.
Hoffmann's two-toed sloth hanging with two-month-old baby, Costa Rica. For the first months of a baby sloth’s life, it clings to its mother, even after it has been weaned. See the Sloth Conservation Foundation.