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IUCN Species of the Day: Golden Vizcacha Rat

Posted in IUCN Species of the Day, South America with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 20, 2011 by Tracy Burnley

 

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species(tm)
sotdfiles pipanacoctomys aureus Photo credit: Ruben Barquez

Photo credit: Ruben Barquez

 

The Golden Vizcacha Rat, Pipanacoctomys aureus, is listed as ‘CRITICALLY ENDANGERED‘ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. Continue reading

IUCN Species of the Day: Giant Armadillo

Posted in IUCN Species of the Day, South America with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 12, 2011 by Bush Warriors

 

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species(tm)

Photo credit: Carly Vynne

 

The Giant Armadillo, Priodontes maximus, is listed as ‘VULNERABLE’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. Continue reading