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IUCN Species of the Day: Aquatic Tenrec

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Aquatic tenerec credit Kevin H Barnes

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The Aquatic Tenre, Limnogale mergulus, is listed as ‘VULNERABLE’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. Continue reading

IUCN Species of the Day: Asian Elephant

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The Asian Elephant, Elephas maximus, is listed as ‘ENDANGERED’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. It is found in isolated populations in 13 tropical Asian countries. The Asian Elephant is smaller than its African savannah relative; the ears are smaller and the back is more rounded.

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IUCN Species of the Day: Central American River Turtle

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The Central American River Turtle, Dermatemys mawii, is listed as ‘CRITICALLY ENDANGERED’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened SpeciesTM. Continue reading