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Saturday, November 26, 2016

Suriname Endangered Species



The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ for SURINAME in South America lists 5 critically endangered species and 11 endangered species. The following five species are critically endangered in Suriname: Acapu Tree (Vouacapoua americana), Atlantic Goliath Grouper, Caribbean Electric Ray, Daggernose Shark, and Largetooth Sawfish. These eleven species are endangered: Atlantic Bluefin Tuna, Baboonwood tree, Bois de Rose tree, Giant Otter, Golden Tilefish, Great Hammerhead Shark, Green Turtle, Micrathyria coropinae dragonfly, Nassau Grouper fish, Scalloped Hammerhead Shark, and Whale Shark. The Arrabal's Suriname Toad is one species named after the country.

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