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IUCN Species of the Day: Golden Vizcacha Rat

Photo credit: Ruben Barquez   The Golden Vizcacha Rat, Pipanacoctomys aureus, is listed as ‘CRITICALLY ENDANGERED‘ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™.

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IUCN Species of the Day: Atlantic Sturgeon

  Photo credit: Jean-Francois Hellio and Nicholas Van Ingen   The Atlantic Sturgeon, Acipenser sturio, is listed as ‘CRITICALLY ENDANGERED‘ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™.

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IUCN Species of the Day: Giant Armadillo

  Photo credit: Carly Vynne   The Giant Armadillo, Priodontes maximus, is listed as ‘VULNERABLE’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™.

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IUCN Species of the Day: Burnup’s Hunter Slug

  Photo credit: Dai Hurbert   Burnup’s Hunter Slug, Chlamydephorus burnupi, is listed as ‘VULNERABLE’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™.

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IUCN Species of the Day: Social Wrasse

    Photo credit: Dr. Luiz Rocha   The Social Wrasse, Halichoeres socialis, is listed as ‘CRITICALLY ENDANGERED‘ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™.

IUCN Species of the Day: Crau Plain Grasshopper

  Photo credit: Laurent Tatin   The Crau Plain Grasshopper, Prionotropis hystrix rhodanica, has not yet been evaluated for the IUCN Red List of Threatened SpeciesTM. However, it has a provisional assessment of ‘CRITICALLY ENDANGERED’.

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Flying with Vultures – Path into the Future….

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cuxMvufnhkA&NR=1] Two weeks ago we brought you a clip of an extraordinary lady Kerri Wolter who is also know in some circle as the Vultures whisperer.  We had a lots of feedback and many of you asked to learn more about about the Cape Vulture and what can be done to save this magnificent bird […]

IUCN Species of the Day: Kaempfer’s Woodpecker

  Photo credit: Ciro Albano   Kaempfer’s Woodpecker, Celeus obrien, is listed as ‘CRITICALLY ENDANGERED’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™.