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Friday, November 25, 2016

South Korea Endangered Species

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ for SOUTH KOREA in East Asia lists 1 extinct species (Japanese Sea Lion), 7 critically endangered species, and 27 endangered species. Critically endangered species in South Korea are the Baer’s Pochard, Chinese Pufferfish, Chinese Sturgeon, Crested Shelduck, Libellula angelina dragonfly, Snow Crane, and Spoonbill Sandpiper. Endangered species include the Asiatic Wild Dog, Black-Faced Spoonbill, Chinese Merganser duck, Chinese Pond Turtle, Crested Ibis, Hong Kong Grouper fish, Japanese Eel, Japanese Ladyslipper, Japanese Night heron, Japanese Spiky Sea Cucumber, Suweon Treefrog, and Threadfin Porgy fish.

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