Bats: essential creatures of the night, pollinators, insect eaters, and fascinating flyers found worldwide in diverse species.
Bears: diverse, powerful omnivores inhabiting various continents, facing threats from habitat loss, poaching, and illegal trade.
Swiftlets: Cave-dwelling birds with impressive flying abilities, found in Asia, the South Pacific, and Australia's tropical regions.
Olm: Unique aquatic salamander adapted to darkness, found in European cave systems, with underdeveloped eyes but enhanced senses.
Pseudoscorpions: Tiny arachnids resembling scorpions, beneficial for controlling pests, often mistaken for ticks or spiders.
Kauai cave wolf spider: Eyeless species found in few Hawaiian caves, harmless to humans, with limited populations and prey.
Cave harvestman: Blind, pale orange arachnid adapted for underground life in karst formations, with distinct morphological features.
Tumbling Creek cave snail: Blind, aquatic troglobite residing in limited underground stream habitats, sensitive to water conditions.