5 Extinct Creatures Found on Camera

In 2011, amateur naturists Lizzie Noble and Sion McKeown were in the El Dorado Nature Reserve at night in northern Columbia. Suddenly, a tiny red rodent showed up at the porch of the lodge they were staying in. It was the extremely elusive Santa Marta Tree Rat, a small mammal that hadn’t been seen in 113 years. The animal sat in the porch’s banister and posed for almost two hours, only to disappear again.
Roughly the size of a guinea pig, the animal has a band of reddish fur around its neck and a black and white tail. The rodent lives in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, the highest coastal mountain range in the world, which has allowed it to stay hidden for over a century. One specimen was collected in the late 1800s, but little else is known about one of the world’s rarest species.
Researchers had never seen the rodent in its natural habitat, and don’t even know where the critters make their homes. The mammal is currently listed as Critically Endangered in the IUCN Red List.
After the 2011 photo surfaced, conservationists were inspired. Texas A&M Ph.D. student Nicolette Roach was one of the scientists who began a mission into the jungle to find the elusive Santa Marta Toro again. She and her team set up camera traps throughout the nature reserve, attempting to lure the rodents from the shadows with sweets like heart-shaped cherry lollipops.
The scientists also conducted monotonous, multi-hour nightly surveys of patches of forest for four weeks. But since so little is known about the creature, researchers had a hard time recognizing the signs the Toro leaves behind.
Some local coffee farmers have spotted the Santa Marta Toro through the years, but scientists haven’t been as lucky. However, they don’t lose hope. The rodent is seen as a symbol for conservation and inspiration for those who believe that even the smallest creatures in the world can be saved from profound changes in the ecosystem.
As Roach said in an interview, [QUOTE]: “This is a species that may take some patience to find again; I mean it went over 100 years without being documented!”


  1. Justin Wiseman

    Justin Wiseman

    10 цагийн өмнө

    I heard the amazon is being destroyed by oil companies. We must turn to electric cars for the sake of the animals that live on earth too. For too long we have let species die out while humans grow by the millions. Its truly sad.

  2. Zachery Harrah

    Zachery Harrah

    Өдрийн өмнө

    😂 😂 🤣🤣

  3. louie armeza

    louie armeza

    Өдрийн өмнө

    I think he is a rapper...😂

  4. Trump 2016

    Trump 2016

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    the act of speaking in a normal speed is extinct in this video.

  5. Mischievous Fish

    Mischievous Fish

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    Please go back to your silent scripts, You don't have a good voice for narration and the videos were more concise and interesting.-someone who's been subbed since 100k

  6. Klutzy __

    Klutzy __

    5 өдрийн өмнө

    Bro he talks so fast and in Tiny sentences too

  7. AAA BBB


    7 өдрийн өмнө

    For the santa marta toro, you talk about some people who saw it in Colombia, but you show a video of Mt Whitney in California. Por que?

  8. Adiel Padilla

    Adiel Padilla

    7 өдрийн өмнө

    Yo... did anyone else slow down the video to follow what this man was saying?

  9. SalusFuturistics


    7 өдрийн өмнө

    People: Complain about long Slides and drawn out Videos Also People: Complain about too quick Narration and short Videos

  10. Giatay Andy

    Giatay Andy

    7 өдрийн өмнө

    White peoples claims extinct species.. Extinct species; dafuq y’all white peoples claiming about?!

  11. francis yang

    francis yang

    8 өдрийн өмнө

    Time to hire a new narrator

  12. Josh Weis

    Josh Weis

    8 өдрийн өмнө

    this video gave me ADHD

  13. GOD420CRUSH 805

    GOD420CRUSH 805

    10 өдрийн өмнө

    Lay off the meth bro

  14. SheWantsTheDMT


    11 өдрийн өмнө

    Pokémon but irl

  15. EinieN J

    EinieN J

    11 өдрийн өмнө

    Fluffy haircut! 😄

  16. Crooked Thom'Ray

    Crooked Thom'Ray

    11 өдрийн өмнө

    Why was I expecting "number 15"? Am I in the wrong place ?

  17. Todd Hageman

    Todd Hageman

    12 өдрийн өмнө

    The Notornis cannot be both a member of the rail family AND the gallinule family. Taxonomy doesn't work like that.

  18. La Bailamos RBP

    La Bailamos RBP

    12 өдрийн өмнө

    He should Calm it Down🙂

  19. GabrielKirov


    12 өдрийн өмнө

    the narrator is faster than a laser bullet

    • EinieN J

      EinieN J

      11 өдрийн өмнө

      @GabrielKirov 🤘🏻🐼🤘🏻

    • GabrielKirov


      11 өдрийн өмнө

      @EinieN J your answear was perhaps brighter than a thousand suns

    • EinieN J

      EinieN J

      11 өдрийн өмнө

      But not louder than an atom bomb..

  20. M Bungalow

    M Bungalow

    14 өдрийн өмнө

    Slow down please. You sound like someone calling a friend on who wants to be a millionaire lol.

  21. 245makarov1


    14 өдрийн өмнө

    jeez slow down man. why rush?

  22. Dr. Amy Anna

    Dr. Amy Anna

    14 өдрийн өмнө

    He was top of his class at Evelyn Wood reading course.

  23. Dr. Amy Anna

    Dr. Amy Anna

    14 өдрийн өмнө

    Please come up for air! That speed reading is obnoxious! Put some emphasis on your words.....

  24. ghostyyguts


    15 өдрийн өмнө

    ok if you change the speed to 0.9, it's way more understandable. Almost normal.

  25. SkyWeigh


    16 өдрийн өмнө

    🤣😭🤣😭 supercalifragilisticexpialidocious

  26. Johnny Xan

    Johnny Xan

    16 өдрийн өмнө

    Ngl I thought I was gonna see a giant snake spider

  27. Austin Drumm

    Austin Drumm

    17 өдрийн өмнө

    Bro I had to check to see if the vid was playing in 2x speed lol

  28. Ali Cox

    Ali Cox

    17 өдрийн өмнө

    I can’t watch your videos because of the speed of the narration. I always try, and sometimes I put the speed on .75 but on every video I see hundreds of people saying the same thing. Maybe listening to your audience would help? You are paid for watch time right?! Nvm.

  29. Sandy Smith

    Sandy Smith

    17 өдрийн өмнө

    The narration is like listening to someone on methamphetamines. It's Irritating!!!

  30. Snapper314


    17 өдрийн өмнө

    Humanity sure is good at destroying and killing stuff. Very sad.

  31. kirky org

    kirky org

    18 өдрийн өмнө

    cool info

  32. infernoblaze112709


    18 өдрийн өмнө

    He makes me think of William Shatner 😆

  33. Jon Haugland

    Jon Haugland

    18 өдрийн өмнө

    4:05 *"Santa MARIA Toro"??* Gotta love recording flubs

  34. NotYourAverageKid


    18 өдрийн өмнө

    Slow down when you talk

  35. Eric Hoe

    Eric Hoe

    18 өдрийн өмнө

    why can't read slowly a bit or had subtitles on other languages as well

  36. brenda darlin

    brenda darlin

    19 өдрийн өмнө

    dude its dont talk so fast

  37. elliot george

    elliot george

    19 өдрийн өмнө

    my guy is speaking at speeds incomprehensible to man

  38. hayman 122

    hayman 122

    19 өдрийн өмнө

    S L O W. D O W N

  39. Kim Walden Alfonso

    Kim Walden Alfonso

    19 өдрийн өмнө

    You speeding it up deliberately bro?

  40. David Sleiffer

    David Sleiffer

    20 өдрийн өмнө

    The speaker passed the Ben Shapiro class of narrating.

  41. John Doe

    John Doe

    21 өдрийн өмнө

    At 1.25 speed i understand. Normal speed too slow.

  42. Profound Wanderer

    Profound Wanderer

    21 өдрийн өмнө

    The title of this is the definition of contradicting.

  43. Daniel Lucas

    Daniel Lucas

    21 өдрийн өмнө

    you talk way way to fast. I cant watch more than a few seconds of it.

  44. Jesus Ochoa

    Jesus Ochoa

    21 өдрийн өмнө

    0:35 puro takuache cu

  45. Felix Frost

    Felix Frost

    22 өдрийн өмнө

    Why is he talking so fast, I mean it used to be super slow, now it’s as if he’d die if he doesn’t finish fast enough, just be normal... I’m done

  46. Azryll Simon

    Azryll Simon

    22 өдрийн өмнө

    Can u slow down lols 😓

  47. Elconno R

    Elconno R

    22 өдрийн өмнө


  48. Peter Benedetto

    Peter Benedetto

    22 өдрийн өмнө


  49. Slinkoiz 55567

    Slinkoiz 55567

    22 өдрийн өмнө

    Only intelligent people can understand this perfectly

  50. snvff xxx

    snvff xxx

    22 өдрийн өмнө

    6:55 B.I.G

  51. Hazel Ault

    Hazel Ault

    22 өдрийн өмнө

    You sound like survivorman

  52. natasha Woodbury

    natasha Woodbury

    23 өдрийн өмнө

    Wow a sexy monkey! Love his hair cut! They are pretty snakes! Sweet tree rat!cool! This little bird is mixed but cute

  53. charlie muxworthy

    charlie muxworthy

    23 өдрийн өмнө

    wow bro, lay off the coke and chill😂

  54. Brad Philip Swain

    Brad Philip Swain

    24 өдрийн өмнө

    Who tf speaks this fast...

  55. DesertSmeagle


    24 өдрийн өмнө

    Fluffy haircuts hahah

  56. Gab Gavin

    Gab Gavin

    24 өдрийн өмнө

    is just me he was talking like fast

  57. julie mathias

    julie mathias

    24 өдрийн өмнө

    We don’t deserve such beautiful animals, we humans think we can destroy and own everything, we are so greedy

  58. Scorched Earth

    Scorched Earth

    24 өдрийн өмнө

    Your Maori pronunciation is hilarious! Taa-Kaa-Hey. Damned if I can find a way to explain the word Maori for someone who's never heard it and has an American accent. And you don't speak that quickly, other people have slow ears. The slow speech of Americans drive Kiwis nuts, plodding along like they can't put two words together without pausing for directions.

  59. Chickin


    24 өдрийн өмнө

    i actually enjoyed him talking the way he does, it's still better than slow and just extending the video, im happy with this,

    • MrCropper 420

      MrCropper 420

      3 өдрийн өмнө

      @CallMeRabbitzUSVI love it

    • Fubby Time

      Fubby Time

      4 өдрийн өмнө

      Its Unexpected to See You here But Hello



      18 өдрийн өмнө

      Slowly also sound annoying😂

    • Yellow Card

      Yellow Card

      19 өдрийн өмнө

      I am a big fan of you

    • Sirak Charles

      Sirak Charles

      19 өдрийн өмнө


  60. Rakim362


    24 өдрийн өмнө

    Your voice is unfittng for commentary Tbh.

  61. Aotoshi Longkumer

    Aotoshi Longkumer

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    Hit the brakes.....

  62. Doyle


    25 өдрийн өмнө

    I like the old dark5 and those creepy sounds

  63. John William Knox

    John William Knox

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    The first one is called the Beatles monkey!

  64. Ben Whitney

    Ben Whitney

    26 өдрийн өмнө

    I like this super fast intense narration. I want to get this guy to speak at my funeral. He could read my whole life story in 15 seconds

  65. Jan M

    Jan M

    26 өдрийн өмнө

    He talks like Gordon Ramsay when he's making a video about cooking, he sounds like him too

  66. Scoot McDude

    Scoot McDude

    26 өдрийн өмнө

    The rat "posed" for 2 hrs!! It was all for those heart-shaped lollipops lol. This guy is something!

  67. Boo Radley

    Boo Radley

    26 өдрийн өмнө

    Just wait till humans are extinct. No complex life form has ever survived. Have a nice day!

  68. ballyhoo321 Trump

    ballyhoo321 Trump

    26 өдрийн өмнө

    Never trust a seal hunter with a rare bird

  69. FRANK De Rudder

    FRANK De Rudder

    26 өдрийн өмнө

    Can he talk any faster omg slow it down bud!

  70. Ben Wil

    Ben Wil

    26 өдрийн өмнө

    ....little guy wasnt "camera shy"...😁

  71. Ben Wil

    Ben Wil

    26 өдрийн өмнө

    Look like" lill Richard "minnie me...

  72. Sandman Beaches

    Sandman Beaches

    26 өдрийн өмнө

    I like the way you talk quickly, no dramatic presentation and your vocals

  73. Megan Goh

    Megan Goh

    26 өдрийн өмнө

    For those who constantly complains that he speaks too fast, just to let u know, I don’t have that problem, if your brain can’t keep up with his speech, it’s NOT his fault.😉

  74. elgritton


    26 өдрийн өмнө

    bruh why rushing your narration? somebody chasing you?

  75. King King

    King King

    26 өдрийн өмнө

    God - So where are the unique creatures that i created? Humans - they were tasty

  76. Grape Ape

    Grape Ape

    27 өдрийн өмнө

    I must commend you on putting in the work to bring fresh material to the viewers. I hesitate to even click on videos of this subject matter anymore. Usually it is the same animals, often the same footage recycled by a hundred channels just to put up as many videos as possible, without care or concern. So I also want to thank you very much. Bravo!

  77. Brad Welch

    Brad Welch

    27 өдрийн өмнө

    Narration is way too fast, cant understand most of the narration.

  78. YeLLow-T


    27 өдрийн өмнө

    I love your videos but can you slow down a bit? It's like you're rushing to the grocery store it's about to close in 2 minutes

  79. OakTheGuy


    27 өдрийн өмнө

    im glad this channel speaks now, back then i didn't like the channel because of the texts back then is hard to read for me cause im dyslexic

  80. Mr Big m

    Mr Big m

    27 өдрийн өмнө

    Dude slow down no need think about people who don't speak English fluently.

  81. Tiffany Simmons

    Tiffany Simmons

    28 өдрийн өмнө

    You aren't on a time limit my man, please slow down a bit. The words are getting jumbled together and I'm missing information

  82. Roman Villegas

    Roman Villegas

    28 өдрийн өмнө

    Hope for the thylacine.

  83. Jack Blakeney-Swanson

    Jack Blakeney-Swanson

    28 өдрийн өмнө

    He talks in fast forward

  84. Killber Amazuki

    Killber Amazuki

    28 өдрийн өмнө

    2011 must have been a really great year for extinct species to show again.

  85. Killber Amazuki

    Killber Amazuki

    28 өдрийн өмнө

    Deforestation in the amazon should be stopped. We humans had enough space.

  86. Viscount Hutton

    Viscount Hutton

    28 өдрийн өмнө

    Dark5 is at least one creature found narrating on camera who should otherwise be extinct.

  87. TommyFalconey


    29 өдрийн өмнө

    Is this a prescription advertisement? The side effect list is full of facts instead

  88. Luna Nova

    Luna Nova

    29 өдрийн өмнө

    Heart shaped cherry lollipops 🥺

  89. Doom Guy

    Doom Guy

    29 өдрийн өмнө

    Monotone voice much

  90. Cree Nation

    Cree Nation

    29 өдрийн өмнө

    In my opinion.. I think that the Narrator should slow his Narration down a bit.. Making it more like he is not rushing too get to the toilet.. 🤪

  91. Arce Angel

    Arce Angel

    29 өдрийн өмнө

    bakka bakka baka bak....cocaine was not extinct today! speed it up one and its even funnier

  92. llamassy


    29 өдрийн өмнө

    expectations: prehistoric beasts and monsters rediscovered reality: sponge

  93. Rebecca


    29 өдрийн өмнө

    Dude you talk too fast, you sound like sped up chills!

  94. Adam Parker

    Adam Parker

    29 өдрийн өмнө

    Everyone one of your videos is the same. You speak way too fast !!!!

  95. Kenny Foster

    Kenny Foster

    29 өдрийн өмнө

    You talk to fast. Only watched about a minute, I'm out.

  96. Jarrod Patton

    Jarrod Patton

    Сарын өмнө

    The high speed narration is a bit annoying