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Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Togo Endangered Species

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ for TOGO (East Timor) in West Africa lists 9 critically endangered species and 17 endangered species. Here are the critically endangered species of Togo: the Goliath Grouper fish, Hooded Vulture, Largetooth Sawfish, Rueppell's Griffon scavenger bird, Togo Red Jewel damselfly, Togo Slippery Frog, White-Backed Vulture, White-Headed Vulture, and Wide Sawfish. Togo's seventeen endangered species are the Bathygobius burtoni goby fish, Blackchin Guitarfish, Cape Hunting Dog, Common Chimpanzee, Daisy Stingray, Dusky Grouper fish, Egyptian Eagle, Ladyfish, Lappet-Faced Vulture, Pygmy Blue Whale, Scalloped Hammerhead Shark, Spearnose Skate, Spikenose Wedgefish, Ukami Reed Frog, Undulate Ray, Violinfish, and Waterwheel plant.

Species named after Togo include the Togo Killifish, Togo Leaf-Toed Gecko, Togo Mole Rat, Togo Paradise Whydah bird (tail features long rectrice flight feathers), Togo Reed Frog, Togo Skink, Togo Toad, and Yellow-Billed Barbet bird.

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