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Friday, November 25, 2016

Spain Endangered Species



The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ for SPAIN in Western Europe lists 3 extinct species, 1 extinct-in-the-wild species, 131 critically endangered species, and 188 endangered species. Critically endangered species in Spain include the Alfalfa Arborea (Moon Trefoil) plant, Angelshark, Atlantic Sturgeon, Bogardilla fish, El Hiero Giant Lizard, Escobilla de Masca plant, La Gomera Giant Lizard, La Palma Giant Lizard, Marmohaya plant, Palma Stick Grasshopper, and Tenerife Stick Grasshopper. Spain’s endangered species include the following: Anís de Jandía plant, Aran Rock Lizard, Black Right Whale, Canarian Shrew, Chafarinas’ Skink, Dusky Grouper fish, Gomera Green Bush Cricket, Lisneja Skink, Mediterranean Pillow Coral, Metlesics' Himantoglossum orchid plant, Sei Whale, Spanish Algyroides (Spanish Keeled Lizard), Spanish Fir, Spanish Toothcarp fish, Two-Fingered Sink, White-Clawed Crayfish, and Zamárraga (Erigeron de Sierra Nevada) flowering plant.

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