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Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Western Sahara Endangered Species

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ for Western Sahara in West Africa lists 1 extinct-in-the-wild species (Scimitar-Horned Oryx antelope mammal), 4 critically endangered species, and 13 endangered species. These species are critically endangered in Western Sahara: the Addax antelope, Squatina aculeata monkfish, Squatina oculata monkfish, Northern Bald Ibis bird, and Scimitar-Horned Oryx antelope. Western Sahara's endangered species are the Atlantic Bluefin Tuna, Blackchin Guitarfish, Dusky Grouper fish, Edmi (Cuvier's Gazelle) antelope, Egyptian Eagle, Ladyfish, Mediterranean Monk Seal, Pollack Whale, Pygmy Blue Whale, Senegalese Hake fish, Spearnose Skate, Undulate Ray, and Violinfish.

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