Project #211726 - biology

Science Tutors

Subject Science
Due By (Pacific Time) 11/13/2017 11:00 pm

After completing Module 6, visit the following website:

http://www.iucnredlist.org (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

Here you'll find the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. This list catalogs and highlights those species facing a high risk of global extinction (i.e. those listed as Critically Endangered, Endangered and Vulnerable).

Click on either "Amazing Species" icon (or go straight here: http://www.iucnredlist.org/search (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.) and begin exploring! 

Alternatively, visit any of the following websites to explore for threatened or endangered species:

Using the search function, choose a species that is of particular interest to you (You may have to click on "Find out more on the IUCN Red list" for additional details on your species) and report back the following:

Provide the scientific Species Name and Common Name of your selected species

What Kingdom is your species in?

What is its Red List category and criteria?

What is its geographic range (in other words, where is it found)?

What are its major threats?

Tell us two additional "tidbits" (aka interesting facts) about this species

Optional: attach a photo or two

For full credit, post your report AND comment on one of your peer's posts.

 

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