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Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Qatar Endangered Species


The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ for QATAR in the Middle East features three critically endangered species and six endangered species — relatively low numbers compared to most other countries. Hawksbill Turtles, Longcomb Sawfish, and Sociable Plover birds are critically endangered in Qatar. Qatar's endangered species are the Egyptian Eagle, Great Knot bird, Hammerhead Shark, Saker Falcon, Scalloped Hammerhead Shark, and Steppe Eagle. While not endangered yet, the following species are some of Qatar's vulnerable species which could eventually become endangered: Asian Imperial Eagle, Blue Coral, Cactus Coral, Egyptian Spiny-Tailed Lizard, Hooktooth Shark, Socotra Cormorant, Spotted Eagle, Tawny Nurse Shark, Turtle Dove, Whale Shark, and White Oryx antelope.

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