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Monday, June 20, 2016

Malawi Endangered Species


The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ for MALAWI in Southeastern Africa lists 8 critically endangered species and 36 endangered species. There are fortunately no extinct species listed for Malawi. Critically endangered species are the Allocnemis maccleeryi damselfly, Chapman's Pygymy Chameleon, Hooded Vulture, Hook-lipped Rhinoceros, Mulanje Cypress Tree, Mulanje Damsel damselfly, White-backed Vulture, and White-headed Vulture. Malawi's endangered species include the Broadley's Ridged Frog, Cape Hunting Dog, Falcate (Henkel's) Yellowwood conifer tree, Lake Salmon (living in Lake Malawi and nearby rivers), Malagasy Pond Heron, Mulanje Chameleon, Natal Thrush bird, Steppe Eagle, and Tana Labeo fish.

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