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Sunday, November 20, 2016

Singapore Endangered Species


Singapore endangered species

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ for SINGAPORE in Southeast Asia lists one extinct species (Ridley's Stick Insect), 24 critically endangered species, and 40 endangered species. Critically endangered species in Singapore include the Andrews' Frigatebird, Black-Winged Starling bird, Dwarf Pygmy Goby fish (one of the world's smallest fish species), Helmeted Hornbill bird, Largetooth Sawfish, Lesser Sulphur-Crested Cockatoo bird, Light Red Meranti tree, Malayan Pangolin, Red Balau tree, River Terrapin turtle, Singapore Freshwater Crab, Spoonbill Sandpiper, Swamp Forest Crab, and Yellow Meranti tree. Endangered species include the Asian Finfoot bird, Asiatic Wild Dog, Black Teatfish, Eastern Curlew bird, Great Knot bird, Kelesa fish, Meranti tree, Milky Stork, Mottled Eagle Ray, Nordmann's Greenshank bird, Red Lauan tree, Sunburst Turtle, Tiger, and White Meranti tree. In addition to the aforementioned Singapore Freshwater Crab, more species named after Singapore include the Singapore Caecilian worm-like amphibian, Singapore Cardinalfish, Singapore Little Warty Catfish, Singapore Roundleaf Horseshoe Bat (Ridley's Leaf-Nosed Bat), and Singapore Whiskered Bat.

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