Wire-crested Thorntail, (Discosura popelairii) is a hummingbird which occurs in Colombia, Ecuador and Peru. This species is one of the smallest birds on Earth, with a mature weight of around 2.5 g (0.088 oz). Photo by Gavin Emmons.
Vietnamese Mossy Frog, or Tonkin Bug-eyed Frog is found in Northern Vietnam and possibly China. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, freshwater marshes, intermittent freshwater marshes, and rocky areas. It is a semi-aquatic, semi-arboreal species. The females will grow larger than the males and can reach sizes of 7–8 cm. This species will curl into a ball when frightened, and play dead. It is insectivorous.
The Imperial Pheasant is found in the forests of Vietnam and Laos. Its appearance resembles another Vietnam’s enigmatic bird, the Vietnamese Pheasant, but is larger in size, has longer tail, all dark blue crest and tail feathers. The latter species has white crest and central tail feathers.