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Thursday, October 1, 2015

Hungary Endangered Species

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ for HUNGARY in Central Europe currently lists 6 critically endangered species and 19 endangered species. Hungary does not have any extinct species listed by the IUCN. Critically endangered species are the Beluga, European Mink, Hungarian Wild Pear tree (Pyrus magyarica), Russian Sturgeon, Ship Sturgeon, Slender-billed Curlew. Hungarian Wild Pear trees are typically only found north and northwest of Hungary's capital, Budapest. Endangered species include the Danube Salmon, Hungarian Hawthorn (Hungarian Thorn), Saker Falcon, Striped Nerite snail, Thick-shelled River Mussel, Velvet Scoter, and White-headed Duck.

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