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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

 

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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

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

IUCN Species of the Day: Burnup’s Hunter Slug

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Burnups Hunter Slug Photo Credit: Dai Hurbert

Photo credit: Dai Hurbert

 

Burnup’s Hunter Slug, Chlamydephorus burnupi, is listed as ‘VULNERABLE’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. Continue reading

IUCN Species of the Day: Social Wrasse

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sotdfiles halichoeres socialis

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The Social Wrasse, Halichoeres socialis, is listed as ‘CRITICALLY ENDANGERED‘ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. Continue reading

IUCN Species of the Day: Kaempfer’s Woodpecker

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Kaemphers woodpecker

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Kaempfer’s Woodpecker, Celeus obrien, is listed as ‘CRITICALLY ENDANGERED’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. Continue reading

IUCN Species of the Day: Blue River Crab

Posted in IUCN Species of the Day with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 4, 2011 by Bush Warriors

 

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Blue River Crab

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The Blue River Crab, Potamonautes lividus, is listed as ‘VULNERABLE’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. Continue reading

Organization of the Day: Limbe Wildlife Centre

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Illegal trade in bushmeat and pets is an intense and growing problem threatening wildlife. Limbe Wildlife Centre (LWC) is a wildlife rescue and rehabilitation project dedicated to the conservation and rehabilitation of wild animals. Founded in 1993 by the Pandrillus Foundation, other NGOs, and the government of Cameroon, Limbe Wildlife Centre has become a successful sanctuary for a variety of wildlife; including monkeys, chimpanzees, gorillas, reptiles and bird species. Cameroon is also home to a largely diverse amount of plant species and LWC is concerned with the conservation of plant life as well. The Centre plays an active role in the implementation and enforcement of national wildlife protection laws, providing a place for seized animals to recuperate and received medical attention if needed.

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