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Saturday, November 26, 2016

Tanzania Endangered Species

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ for TANZANIA in East Africa lists 1 extinct species (Pangani Haplo cichlid fish, possibly still living), 1 extinct-in-the-wild species (Kihansi Spray Toad), 165 critically endangered species, and 373 endangered species. Critically endangered species in Tanzania include the Amani Forest Frog, Karomo cichlid fish, Morogoro Pretty Grasshopper, Kipunji monkey, Nguru Spiny Pygmy Chameleon, Nike’s Squeaker Frog, Overlooked Squeaker Frog, Rondo Dwarf Galago, Singidia Tilapia fish, Tiny Squeaker Frog, Turquoise Dwarf Gecko (some have a vibrant color!), Uluguru Bush Shrike bird, and Zanzibar Giant Forest Grasshopper. Endangered species include the Amani Sunbird, Giant East Usambara Blade-Horned Chameleon, Jagos Monkey Grasshopper, Keith's Striped Frog, Kihaule's Mouse Shrew, Lake Magadi Tilapia, Lake Salmon, Loveridge's Sunbird, Magombera Single-horned Chameleon, Minute Tree Toad, Sokoke Pipit bird, Sokoke Scops Owl, Spiny-Sided Chameleon, Tanganyika Lates fish, Tanzanian Coast Grasshopper, Tanzania Screeching Frog, Tanzanian Woolly Bat, Udzungwa Forest Partridge, Uluguru Limbless Skink, Uluguru Slender Grasshopper, Usambara Spotted Worm Snake, Uvinza Grasshopper, Victoria Stonebasher, and Zanzibar Red Colobus.

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