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THREAT LEVEL: EXTINCT animalsRead more.
The following animals are considered EXTINCT by the International Union [...] Read more.
THREAT LEVEL: EXTINCT IN THE WILD animalsRead more.
  The following animals are considered EXTINCT by the International [...] Read more.
THREAT LEVEL: critically endangered animalsRead more.
The following animals are considered CRITICALLY ENDANGERED by the International Union [...] Read more.
THREAT LEVEL: endangered animalsRead more.
The following animals are considered ENDANGERED by the International Union for [...] Read more.
THREAT LEVEL: vulnerable animalsRead more.
The following animals are considered VULNERABLE by the International Union for [...] Read more.
THREAT LEVEL: near threatened animalsRead more.
  The following animals are considered NEAR THREATENED by the International [...] Read more.
THREAT LEVEL: least concern animalsRead more.
The following animals are considered LEAST CONCERN by the International Union [...] Read more.
THREAT LEVEL: data incomplete on these animalsRead more.
The following animals have insufficient enough research to fully determine [...] Read more.
Southern Right Whale Dolphin (Lissodelphis peronii)Read more.
PHYLUM: Chordata CLASS: Mammalia ORDER: Cetacea FAMILY: Delphinidae GENUS: Lissodelphis [...] Read more.
Baird’s Beaked Whale (Berardius bairdii)Read more.
  Baird’s beaked whales, sometimes called “giant bottlenose whales,” are [...] Read more.
What are microplastics?Read more.
Microplastics are small plastic pieces less than five millimeters long [...] Read more.
Which popular marine mammal hunts prey by “fish whacking”?Read more.
The popular television show “Flipper” (1964-67) made the Bottlenose Dolphin [...] Read more.
How many species of penguin are there?Read more.
By Valerie Clark There are 18 species of penguins, and [...] Read more.
Killer Whale (Orcinus orca)Read more.
Killer whales most widely distributed marine mammals, found in all [...] Read more.
Striped Dolphin (Stenella coeruleoalba)Read more.
Striped dolphins are some of the most abundant and widespread [...] Read more.
Coral outcrop on Flynn Reef at The Great Barrier Reef. Photo credit: Toby Hudson.
What are the biggest threats to reefs?Read more.
By Emma Corradini Though coral reefs protect an estimated 25 percent [...] Read more.
Melon-Headed Whale (Peponocephala electra)Read more.
Melon-headed whales are small members of the dolphin group. They [...] Read more.
Do fish sleep?Read more.
While most fish rest by reducing their activity and metabolism, [...] Read more.
Walrus (Odobenus rosmarus)Read more.
  Walruses, whose latin name translates as “tooth-walking sea horse”, [...] Read more.
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