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The following animals are considered EXTINCT by the International Union for Conservation and Natural Resources (IUCN): -TSF-
  The following animals are considered EXTINCT by the International Union for Conservation and Natural Resources (IUCN): -TSF-
The following animals are considered CRITICALLY ENDANGERED by the International Union for Conservation and Natural Resources (IUCN): -TSF-
The following animals are considered ENDANGERED by the International Union for Conservation and Natural Resources (IUCN): -TSF-
The following animals are considered VULNERABLE by the International Union for Conservation and Natural Resources (IUCN): -TSF-
  The following animals are considered NEAR THREATENED by the International Union for Conservation and Natural Resources (IUCN): -TSF-
The following animals are considered LEAST CONCERN by the International Union for Conservation and Natural Resources (IUCN): -TSF-
The following animals have insufficient enough research to fully determine their vulnerability and are classified as DATA INCOMPLETE by the International
By Blaise Jones Shark skin is often described as feeling like sandpaper, but in actuality it’d be more appropriate to
PHYLUM: Chordata CLASS: Mammalia ORDER: Cetacea FAMILY: Iniidae GENUS: Inia SPECIES: geoffrensis TOOTHED or TOOTHLESS (BALEEN): Toothed FRESHWATER, SALTERWATER or
Known as the Antillean or “Gulf Stream beaked whale,” the Gervais Beaked Whale is named for French naturalist Paul Gervais,
Coral outcrop on Flynn Reef at The Great Barrier Reef. Photo credit: Toby Hudson.
By Emma Corradini Though coral reefs protect an estimated 25 percent of all marine life, these habitats are constantly under threat
Able to reach speeds of 35 mph (56 kmh), both the Sei Whale and the Fin Whale can claim to
  PHYLUM: Chordata CLASS: Mammalia ORDER: Cetacea FAMILY: Delphinidae GENUS: Sotalia SPECIES: fluviatilis TOOTHED or TOOTHLESS (BALEEN): Toothed FRESHWATER, SALTERWATER
The Long-Beaked Common Dolphin has more teeth than any other dolphin, with up to 67 pairs of teeth lining the
There are five families of marine mammals within the Order Carnivora that can be divided into two groups: pinnipeds ("flipper-footed")
Also known as the “dense-beaked whale,” the Blainville’s Beaked Whale is named for Henri Marie Ducrotay de Blainville (1777-1850), a
Found in the Arctic Ocean and neighboring habitats, the walrus is the only member of the family Odobenidae in the
Bowhead whales are mysticetes, which means they have "baleen" plates instead of teeth for filtering food out of the ocean.
By Jeannette Bedard With each ebb and flow the shoreline changes. Rocks and sand are exposed only to be hidden
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