Discover the mesmerizing blue morpho butterfly, known for its vibrant blue wings and 8-inch wingspan. Threatened by habitat loss and collectors, they thrive in Central and South American rainforests. Visit Green Hills Butterfly Farm or Hershey Gardens to witness their beauty.
Meet the colorful mandrills, large monkeys known for their vibrant appearance. With purple and blue notches on their noses, red lips, and lavender fur on their rear ends, they make a unique fashion statement. Visit Denver Zoo or Colchester Zoo to see them.
Meet the colorful panther chameleon, native to Madagascar. With vibrant green and red scales that can change in seconds, they are a sight to behold. These chameleons are least concern for conservation.
Meet the newly discovered Bolivian golden bat, with its fluffy golden fur. This rare bat is endemic to Bolivia and named after King Midas. Conservation status unknown.
Native to Australia, the Gouldian finch is a beautifully colored bird with vibrant purple, green, yellow, and red plumage. They are near threatened due to population decline and habitat loss. Found in Zoo New England and the San Diego Zoo.
The blue dart frog, with its vibrant blue color and venomous nature, is a small but deadly amphibian. It lives in leaf piles on the forest floor, lacks webbed feet, and can be seen at the National Aquarium, Toronto Zoo, and Tortuguero National Park.
The resplendent quetzal, a stunning bird with green feathers and a scarlet chest, is the national animal of Guatemala. It is near threatened due to habitat loss. Sanctuaries in Mexico and Costa Rica offer bird watching tours to see them.
The rosy maple moth is a lovely insect with a fluffy pink and yellow jacket. It can be found across North America and is active in the evening. Not endangered.
The lilac-breasted roller is a stunning African bird with a lilac chest, turquoise tail, and dark blue wings. It's a migratory species found across Africa. Not endangered.
Scarlet macaws are large, colorful birds native to South and Central America. They face threats from habitat loss and poaching but are not endangered. You can see them at various zoos in the United States.