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Monday, September 21, 2015

Guyana Endangered Species

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ for GUYANA in northern South America currently lists seven critically endangered species and 12 endangered species. Guyana's seven critically endangered species are the Atlantic Goliath Grouper, Caribbean Electric Ray, Daggernose Shark, Hoary-throated Spinetail bird, Largetooth Sawfish, Rio Branco Antbird, and Vouacapoua americana tree. The Hoary-throated Spinetail and Rio Branco Antbird species are found only in extreme southwestern Guyana and northern Brazil in Roraima state. Endangered species include the Atlantic Bluefin Tuna, Baboonwood tree, Giant Otter, Green Turtle, Nassau Grouper, Red Siskin, and Sun Parakeet.

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