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More than 600 species in danger of extinction in Colombia In Colombia recorded 641 species in danger of extinction, half of them in imminent danger Do not buy, do not sell, do not be endangered species, let them free. The parrots are characterized by a lifestyle of unity and solidarity with their fellows. They feed on corn and rice owls.


The bocachico is the most economically important fish of Colombia. Thousands of fishermen have depended on it for their livelihood. This animal is affected by overfishing and inappropriate methods of capture The Orinoco crocodile is one of the largest crocodile species in the world and lives in Colombia and Venezuela. Poaching is a factor that significantly affects this species. In the world there are four species of tapirs, three in the Americas and in Asia. At present, all species are threatened with extinction. Sabanero deer was located in almost the entire country with the exception of the Amazon region. Now, there remains only in areas with sufficient forest cover. The black harlequin frog thought to be extinct on the planet, but have found some in Colombia. According to the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, his few critically endangered populations live. The Magdalena marimonda is cataloged in a primate critically endangered by IUCN and can still be found in the forests of the Magdalena preserved.

The hawksbill turtle is a species of sea turtle family of chelonians, which is critically endangered. In Colombia is located in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. The gray partridge (Perdix perdix) is a species of bird in the family Phasianidae galliforme, originally quintessential mountain terrain located above 1,000 meters. The manatee is a mammal that feeds fresh water with their waste to bocachicos. They are peaceful and feed on marine plants. In Colombia they hunted their meat consumption.

endangered species  

endangered species by Catalina Pérez

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