The markhor is a large species of wild goat that is found in northeastern Afghanistan and Pakistan. The species is classed by the IUCN as Endangered, as there are fewer than mature individuals. The markhor is the national animal of Pakistan.
Mexican West Coast Rattlesnake (Crotolus basiliscus) by Kai Rösler. A venomous pit viper species found in western Mexico. The specific name is derived from the Greek word for king, basiliskos, and alludes to this snake's large size and potent venom.
Alligator catching a bird. Rare and unusual photo. One difference between alligator and crocodile is the alligator, which can be found in southern Florida, has a short, broad nose; the crocodile has a long, thinner one.