Photo credit: C. Hood The Basking Shark, Cetorhinus maximus, is listed as ‘VULNERABLE’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened SpeciesTM. It gets its name from its habit of ‘basking’ while surface foraging to filter out its planktonic Continue Reading
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Photo credit: Igor Shpilenok The Russian Desman, Desmana moschata, is listed as ‘VULNERABLE’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened SpeciesTM. This small insectivore belongs to the same family as moles, but is adapted to a more aquatic Continue Reading
Photo credit: Douglas David Seifert The Goliath Grouper, Epinephelus itajara, is listed as ‘CRITICALLY ENDANGERED’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. As its name suggests, this large, stocky grouper is the second largest member of the grouper Continue Reading