On the verge of extinction
• On the verge of extinction
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and other conservation organizations have published a joint report of the planet "Priceless or useless?" (Eng. Priceless or Worthless?) Of the one hundred most in need of protection of species of animals, plants and fungi.
According to biologists, these species will disappear from the face of the earth until 2020, if not take appropriate measures to restore their population. In the creation of the document was attended by over 8,000 volunteers.
Below tell you about some species. It should be clarified that there is no are views which have already been taken under the active protection (for example, Chinese tigers or cougars Florida).
Araripsky Manakin (Eng. Araripe Manakin, lat. Antilophia bokermanni). Population: 779 individuals. Area: 28 square meters. km, the plateau araripe, Ceará, Brazil.
Reddish monkey (Engl. Northern Muriqui, lat. Brachyteles hypoxanthus). Population: less than 1 000 individuals. Habitat: tropical forest north-east Brazil.
Spotted harlequin (Eng. Rio Pescado stubfoot toad, lat. Atelopus balios). Number: unknown. Range: Ecuador Azuay Province, Cañar and Guayas.
Great Indian Bustard (Eng. Great indian bustard, lat. Ardeotis nigriceps). Number: 50-250 individuals. The area of 570 thousand sq. M. km wasteland India.
angonoka tortoise (Eng. Angonoka tortoise, lat. Astrochelys yniphora). Number: 440-770 individuals. Range: 12 sq. km, northeast of Madagascar.
The pygmy sloth (Eng. Pygmy three-toed sloth, lat. Bradypus pygmaeus). Population: less than 500 individuals. Range: 1, 5 sq. km, the island of Isla Escudo de Veraguas, Panama.
Frog Bullock (Eng. Bullock's false toad, lat. Telmatobufo bullocki). Number: unknown. The area: less than 500 sq. km, the province of Arauco, Chile.
spoon-billed sandpiper (Eng. Spoon-billed sandpiper, lat. Eurynorhyncus pygmeus). Number: less than 100 pairs mushrooming. The area: Chukotka Autonomous District in Russia, leaves for the winter in the south-east Asia.
Singapore freshwater crab (Eng. Singapore freshwater crab, lat. Johora singaporensis). Number: unknown. Areal: Reserve Bukit Timah and streams near the Bukit-Batoka, Singapore.
The Javanese rhinoceros (Eng. Javan rhino, lat. Rhinoceros sondaicus). Number: less than 100 individuals. The area of National Park Ujung Kulon, Java Island, Indonesia.
northern bald ibis (Engl. Northern bald ibis, an armor. Geronticus eremita). Number: 200-250 individuals. Area: three separate groups in Morocco, Turkey and Syria. Syrian population winters in northern Ethiopia.
Rafetus pile (Eng. Red River giant softshell turtle, lat. Rafetus swinhoei). The number of 4 individuals. Areal: Hoan Kiem Lake and Dongmen Vietnam Suzhou Zoo in China.
Kaiser's spotted newt (Eng. Luristan newt, lat. Neurergus kaiseri). Population: less than 1 000 individuals. Range: 10 sq. km and the Zagros Mountains in Iran.
Krasnoplavnikovaya sisyrinchium (Eng. Red-finned Blue-eye, lat. Scaturiginichthys vermeilipinnis). Number: 2000-4000 individuals. Areal: Reserve Edgbaston in Australia.
saola (Eng. Saola, lat. Pseudoryx nghetinhensis). Number: unknown. Areal: Mountains Truong Son in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia.