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ENDANGERED ANIMALS


ENDANGERED BIRDS FLAG MACAW……………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 3 ANDEAN CONDOR………..………………………………………………………………………………………. 4 ENDANGERED TERRESTRIAL MAMMALS ARMADILLO…………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 5 SLOTH BEAR…………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 6 JAGUAR…………………………………………………………………………………………………………...... 7 ENDANGERED AQUATICS MAMMALS CARIBE’S MANATEE………………………..……………………………………………………………………. 8 RIVER’S OTTER….………………………………………………………………………………………………… 9 ENDANGERED REPTILES CAREY TURTLE………………………………………………………………………………………………... 10 GOLDEN FROG…………………………………………………………………………………………………. 11


3 • In Colombia the Flag Macaw lives in rainforest and in group until of 30 Macaws.

• The Flag Macaw feeds of seeds, fruits and nuts.

HABITAT

• Colombia is near of be like Honduras, Guatemala or The Salvador where is extint in its natural habit and only can be found in captivity for the high volume of hunt and traffic illegal of this species. The flag macaw is also desirable for its feathers, of exotics and beautiful colors.

MEAN THREATS

FOOD

CHARACTERISTICS

• The Flag Macaw is a big bird and colorful, measure 85 centemeters of long and weight approximately 1kg. • The Flag Macaw has blue, red, yellow feathers. • The Flag Macaw has • The Flag Macaw is a animal very sociable and amusing because learn to imitate words.


4 • In Colombia the Andean Condor is found along of the mountain range of the Andes and in Colombia is found especially in the snowies.

• The Condor feeds of carrion, big wild or domestic animals also of marine dead animals like seals and fishes.

HABITAT

• The Condor is threated for the hunting, deforestation, pollution of air, wáter and the strong reduction of the source food.

MEAN THREATS

FOOD

CHARACTERISTICS

• The Condor is a big bird that is between the biggest of world. • The Condor measure of the hair to tail 1,2 meters, its weight arrive at 15kg . • Through satellite tracking can known that the Condor can fly 300 km in a only day. • Its plumage is almost black with reflexs metalic and a strip white on of the wings. The peak is strong, curved and cutting to tear the meat of the dead animals. • The Condor is considerate a vulture, it doesn’t have relationship with them, its kin more close is the stork. • The Condor has a only couple during all its life • The Condor is the main figure of the Shield Colombia.


5 • In Colombia the Armadillo is found along of the Orinoquia Savannah and in the Amazona jungle near to rivers.

• The Armadillo feeds of insects, worms, little vertebrates ants, termites and some cases it feed of carrion.

HABITAT

• The Armadillo to be a animal big is prey easy for the hunters because the Armadillo can not hide quickly. Before the Armadillo was threat because the people ate its meat, in the present time the main threats in its againt are the deforestation and the agriculture expansión that is obliged to migrate to places that it doesn’t know like live.

MEAN THREATS

FOOD

CHARACTERISTICS

• The Armadillo is cover of hard plates in form of Shell. • The big Armadillo weight almost 50kg and mesaure between 75 and 100 cm. • The Armadillo is a species uncommon, nortunal, lonely and earthly. • The Armadillo to be a dugger strong. It easily get its food. • The Armadillo can become in a Ball. • The Armadillo is the oficial pet of the FIFA World Cup Brasil 2014.


6 • In Colombia the Sloth Bear is found in the Amazonas for its warm weather and in forests.

• The Sloth bears are endangered for the frequent deforestation of the forests and the marketing of this animals like pet especially newborn.

• The sloth bear feeds of leafs, 96 species of differents trees. Its digestion is slow similar to ruminants.

HABITAT

FOOD

MEAN THREATS

CHARACTERISTICS

• The sloth bear is a animal herbivorous this animal lost the capacity to move for the floor. • The sloth bear is lonely and very long live, it move slowly hugging to a branch and hanging downward. • Its body appoximately measure 40 to 75 cm and the tail 3.8 cm, its weight is between 2.3 and 5.5 kg.


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• In Colombia the Jaguar is found in jungles of the deparments of Amazonas, Vichada and Orinoquia.

• The mean threats are: the illegal trade of skin and breeding, the sport hunting also the loss of habitat for deforestation.

• The jaguar feeds of big animals like: armadillos, raccoons, deers, alligators, rodents, turtles etc.

HABITAT

FOOD

MEAN THREATS

CHARACTERISTICS

• The jaguar is a the biggest feline species in the world. • Its weight is between 55 to 130 kg and its height can reach the 2.6 meters. • Its skin color is yellow with black parts. • The jaguar hunt on the morning and afternoon.


8 • In Colombia the Caribe’s Manatee is found in the Caribe’s coasts, and in the rives Magdalena and Orinoco.

• The Caribe’s Manatee feeds of the marine herbs and aquatics plants.

HABITAT

• The manatee of Caribe has bad luck for two factors: The first, it is reproduced very slow, the females mature sexually to the four years and it is delay thirteen months gestanting one only baby that should take care two more years. The second that are victims of hunter that use its skin, its meat and until its fat.

MEAN THREATS

FOOD

CHARACTERISTICS

• Caribe’s Manatee measure between 3,4,5 and 6 meters and its weight is between 300 and 500 kg. • Caribe’s Manatee has a tail flattened in form of spoon and two fins with three or four nails. • Caribe’s Manatee is of grey color, its skin naked is cover of short hairs, below of this there is a big fat layer that it is protected of the cold where it lives. • Caribe’s Manatee is the unic herbivorous aquatics mammals.


9 • In Colombia, the otter of river inhabit a great variety of regions and ecosystems including estuaries of Atlantic and Pacific, Andean rivers until 3000 meter, valleys of the river Cauca and Magdalena and the region of Amazonas and the Orinoquia

• The main threats are the destruction of habita and the pollution of water however for the high value of the skin of the Otter, the hunt also is considered a threat.

• The Otter feeds of fishes, crustaceans, birds and fruits.

HABITAT

MEAN THREATS

FOOD

CHARACTERISTICS

• The Otter can arrive to mesaure between 60 and 85 meters. • The male otters weight between 6 and 9 kg and the female otters weight between 4 and 6 kg. • The Otter is refuge in caves build for itselves. • The Otter is lonely the more part of time and only is in couple during the reproductive periods.


10 • In Colombia, the Carey turtle is found in tropical areas and subtropicals of the Atlantic, Pacific Oceans.

• The Carey Turtle feeds of sea sponge this are toxic and deadly. .

HABITAT

• The main threat is the economic interest of the dairy products this specie like objects of ornament and jewels also the people its meat and eggs.

MEAN THREATS

FOOD

CHARACTERISTICS

• The Carey Turtle can measure until 1 meter and weight 80 kg. • The Carey Turtle can live between 30 to 50 years. • The Carey Turtle is diurnal and lonely traveling for areas in search of food. • The Carey turtle has a flat body with a shell protector and extremity in form of fin for swim. • The Carey turtle has a sharp peak and curve. It has two claws in each fin.


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•In Colombia, the Golden Frog is found in the rainforest of Choco and the Pacific coast.

• The Golden Frog is feed of ants and other kind of insects. .

HABITAT

• The main threats are the ilegal mining and the fell of trees.

MEAN THREATS

FOOD

CHARACTERISTICS

• The Golden frog arrive measure only 55 milimeters in its adult age. • The Golden frog has in its skin a venom that impede to the nerves transmit impulses and let to the muscles in state of contraction. A microgram of this venom can dead between 10 and 20 persons.


REFERENCES Consulted 05/06/2014. Endagered Animals, •

http://imagenesdorado.blogspot.com/

http://www.publimetro.co/vida-con-estilo/5-animales-en-peligro-deextincion-en-colombia/lmkmcv!wnYi7L39URNg/

http://cristhian-blanco.blogspot.com/


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