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Tuesday, June 30, 2015

El Salvador Endangered Species

As of June 30th, 2015, the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ for EL SALVADOR in Central America lists 6 critically endangered species and 24 endangered species. Fortunately, El Salvador does not have any extinct species on the IUCN Red List. The 6 critically endangered species are the Black-eyed Leaf Frog, Cerro Pital Salamander (Bolitoglossa synoria), Galapagos Petrel, Guatemala Spikethumb Frog, Hawksbill Turtle, and Lonchocarpus phaseolifolius legume. Some of the 24 endangered species include the Blue Whale, Brown Sea Cucumber, Geoffroy's Spider Monkey, Golden-cheeked Warbler, Mertens' Earth Snake, Scalloped Hammerhead shark, and Yellow-backed Spiny-tailed Iguana.

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