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'Asian Unicorn' Captured on Camera

It's the first sighting of the saola in Vietnam since 1998

(Newser) - One conservationist went so far is to call them "the most important wild animal photographs taken in Asia, and perhaps the world, in at least the past decade." That's because, captured in them, is an image of the "Asian Unicorn." That's the nickname given...

Endangered Species: Rare Saola, or 'Asian Unicorn,' Dies After Being Captured in Laos

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Rare 'Asian Unicorn' Captured in Laos

Sadly, it died shortly after capture

(Newser) - Laos villagers caught a rare animal known as the “Asian unicorn,” only to have it die while in their care. No biologist has reported seeing a Saola, which actually has two horns, in the wild; all existing pictures have been taken by villagers or automatic cameras, the BBC...

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