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Friday, November 25, 2016

Sudan Endangered Species



The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ for SUDAN in North Africa lists 1 extinct-in-the-wild species (Scimitar-horned Oryx), 12 critically endangered species, and 16 endangered species. The following species are critically endangered in Sudan: Addax, Dama Gazelle, Green Sawfish, Hawksbill Turtle, Hooded Vulture, Northern Bald Ibis, Nubian Flapshell Turtle, Medemia argun palm tree, Rüppell's Vulture, Sociable Lapwing (Sociable Plover) bird, White-Backed Vulture, and White-Headed Vulture. Endangered species in Sudan: African Wild Dog, Aloe sinkatana plant, Basra Reed Warbler, Egyptian Eagle (Egyptian Vulture), Gabal Elba Dragon Tree, Golden Sandfish, Great Hammerhead Shark, Grevy’s Zebra, Humphead Wrasse fish, Lappet-Faced Vulture, Prickly Redfish, Saker Falcon, Spotted Ground Thrush bird, Steppe Eagle, Waterwheel, and Whale Shark. Species named after Sudan include the Sudan Catfish, Sudan Gerbil, Sudan Golden Sparrow, Sudan Grassland Frog, and Sudan Squeaker upside-down catfish.

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