There are many factors which contribute to animal extinction, none as crazy as a meteor crashing though. Nowadays, extinction can be more commonly linked to climate change, pollution, poaching, or deforestation. Despite the odds, some creatures slipped through the cracks of extinction and were rediscovered by scientists. Take a look at who those lucky few who survived extinction.
It’s definitely shocking to see the narwhal on this list as they’re considered a myth but lo-and-behold, here we are. They were officially found by historian Olaus Magnus back in 1555 thus shattering the belief that they were a myth. Due to rising levels of global warming, these beautiful creatures are approaching the endangered species list yet again.