All the species on the list had to be considered endangered, critically endangered or extinct in the wild
and be associated with current initiatives out in the field by zoos.
g001) PLOS ONE , warns that climate change alone may cause Arabica coffee to become extinct in the wild
in just 70 years.
The Environment Ministry has decided to exclude a freshwater salmon species known as "kunimasu" from the red list of extinct species and designate it as a species extinct in the wild
, or a species that continues living in places other than its indigenous habitat, sources close to the issue said Saturday.
The top ten list includes the Amur leopard, Polynesian tree snails, the Potosi pupfish from Mexico and the Scimitarhorned oryx from Tunisia, Morocco and Senegal, which are all extinct in the wild
THE SPECIES MOST RELIANT ON ZOOS FOR SURVIVAL Mountain chicken frog, from Dominica and Monserrat, critically endangered; White-clawed crayfish, from countries including Britain, endangered; Blue-crowned laughing thrush, from China, critically endangered; Amur leopard, from China, Russia and Korea, critically endangered; Potosi pupfish, from Mexico, extinct in the wild
; Polynesian tree snail; from French Polynesia, extinct in the wild
; Verdcourt's polyalthia tree, from Tanzania, endangered; Blue-eyed black lemur, from Madagascar, critically endangered; Ploughshare tortoise, from Madagascar, critically endangered; Scimitar-horned oryx, from Tunisia, Morocco and Senegal, extinct in the wild
The top 10 list includes Polynesian tree snails, the Potosi pupfish from Mexico and the Scimitar-horned oryx from Tunisia, Morocco and Senegal, which are all extinct in the wild
The Bulgarian NGO Zeleni Balkani ("Green Balkans") and its wildlife rescue center have been successful in breeding saker falcons, which are extinct in the wild
The flagship specie on Sir Bani Yas is the Arabian Oryx that was introduced in 1971 and was an unprecedented success, as the animal was declared extinct in the wild
Having once existed from Morocco and Tunisia to Egypt and Sudan, the Scimitar-horned Oryx is now believed to be extinct in the wild
Listed as endangered on the World Conservation Union Red List, there is a high risk that it could become extinct in the wild
and the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust has long been involved in its conservation, helping to set up and fund the Red-breasted Goose International Working Group.
A FRESHWATER fish, thought to be extinct in the wild
, has been successfully bred at the Blue Planet Aquarium.
China's Pere David deer is listed as extinct in the wild
in the first comprehensive analysis of mammals since 1996, although there are some hopes the species could be reintroduced into the wild from captive populations.