Posts by mikehudson

Dinagat bushy tailed cloud rat SAP

Posted by on Oct 17, 2013 in Publications | Comments Off on Dinagat bushy tailed cloud rat SAP

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2. Tropical pocket gopher (Geomys tropicalis)

Posted by on Oct 2, 2013 in Threatened Mammals | Comments Off on 2. Tropical pocket gopher (Geomys tropicalis)

2. Tropical pocket gopher (Geomys tropicalis)

Red List status: CR Population trend: Decreasing Endemic to: Mexico Major threats: Its habitat is severely fragmented by agriculture and industrialization and is vulnerable to the growth of three cities

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3. Taita shrew (Suncus aequatorius)

Posted by on Oct 2, 2013 in Threatened Mammals | Comments Off on 3. Taita shrew (Suncus aequatorius)

Red List status:  EN Population trend:  Unknown Endemic to: Kenya Major threats: Fragmented or severely degraded habitat due to conversion of forest to agricultural use, including plantations and harvesting of firewood

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4. Santa Catarina’s guinea pig (Cavia intermedia)

Posted by on Oct 2, 2013 in Threatened Mammals | Comments Off on 4. Santa Catarina’s guinea pig (Cavia intermedia)

Red List status: CR Population trend: Decreasing Endemic to: Brazil (Moleques Island do Sul) Major threats: Hunting is presumed a threat and people have free access to the island with little protected area enforcement

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5. Russian Desman (Desmana moschata)

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5. Russian Desman (Desmana moschata)

Red List status: EN Population trend: Decreasing Endemic to: Kazakhstan; Russian Federation; Ukraine Major threats: Widespread use of fishing nets by poachers, electric landing nets that wipe out the species’ food supply as well as habitat loss and degradation

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