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Saturday, August 1, 2015

Gambia Endangered Species

As of August 1st, 2015, the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ for GAMBIA in western Africa lists four critically endangered species and thirteen endangered species. Fortunately, Gambia does not have any extinct species on the IUCN Red List. Gambia's four critically endangered species are the Atlantic Goliath Grouper, Largetooth Sawfish, Smalltooth Sawfish, and Slender-snouted Crocodile. Some endangered species include the African Wild Dog, Blackchin Guitarfish, Chimpanzee, Dusky Grouper, Scalloped Hammerhead shark, Undulate Skate and White Skate, and West African (Western) Red Colobus monkey. Gambia's endangered vulture species are the Hooded Vulture, Rüppell's Vulture, and White-backed Vulture.

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