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Friday, September 23, 2016

Palau Endangered Species


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The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ for PALAU in Oceania lists 27 critically endangered species and 29 endangered species. Except for the Hawksbill Turtle, the IUCN-listed critically endangered species are snails — including Aaadonta angaurana, Aaadonta irregularis, Aaadonta kinlochi, Coneuplecta turrita, Diplommatina crassilabris, Kubaryia pilikia, Palaina moussoni, Palline notera, and Partula calypso. Endangered species include the Black Teatfish sea cucumber, Chinese Pond Turtle, Eastern Curlew bird, Golden Sandfish sea cucumber, Great Knot bird, Green Turtle, Hammerhead Shark, Humphead (Undulate) Wrasse fish (Napoleonfish), Japanese Night Heron, Micronesian Waterfowl, Polynesian Sheath-Tailed Bat, Prickly Redfish sea cucumber, and Pygmy Blue Whale.

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