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Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Faroe Islands Endangered Species

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ for the Faroe Islands in Northwestern Europe lists one extinct species (Great Auk flightless bird), three critically endangered species, and four endangered species. Balearic Shearwater birds, Blunt-Nose Rattail (Rock Grenadier) fish, and European Eels are critically endangered in the Faroe Islands. Endangered species are the Common Rorqual baleen whale, Halibut fish, Pollack (Sei) Whale, and Pygmy Blue Whale.

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