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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
The "doldrums" is a popular nautical term that refers to the belt around the Earth near the equator where sailing
  If local threats are reduced, coral reefs have a greater chance of surviving a larger climate event, such as
Both the Atlantic Spotted Dolphin and the Clymene Dolphin are the only two members of genus Stenella. Both are found
By Blaise Jones A large part of the fearsome reputation of sharks comes from the idea that they are all
  The only dolphin found in the Southern Ocean is the Hourglass Dolphin. One of the smallest dolphins, the Hourglass
The Greenland shark (Somniosus microcephalus) can grow to 24 feet and thanks to antifreeze elements in its system its meat is poisonous to humans. Photo Credit: NOAA OKEANOS Explorer Program , 2013 Northeast U. S. Canyons Expedition
By Valerie Clark Many fish are cold-blooded, which means their body temperature is set by their environment. In most of
By Blaise Jones Many people consider it in poor taste to walk around with your mouth open all the time.
By Scott Rowan March 3, 2015, 7:58 a.m. It isn’t as simple as one family member aiding another, but the
The Juan Fernández Fur Seal is a polygynous species. Based on sealer observations made during the late 18th century, the
  PHYLUM: Chordata CLASS: Mammalia ORDER: Cetacea FAMILY: Platanistidae GENUS: Platanista SPECIES: gangetica TOOTHED or TOOTHLESS (BALEEN): Toothed FRESHWATER, SALTERWATER
All whales, dolphins and porpoises are cetaceans, which have two categories: toothed and baleen (toothless). Cetaceans live solely in the
Lobtailing is when a cetacean lifts its fluke (tail) out of the water and slaps it on the surface of
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