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2008 Red List of Threatened Species

written by: eyez2k1ss
 
Shocking but true - the 2008 Red List of Threatened Species marked more than one third (38 %) of the world's known species with "near extinction" status..

Question 1:

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Over the past hundred years the population of the Caspian Seal has dropped by what percent according to the 2008 Red List of Threatened Species?
75
90
45
15


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Question 2:

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A 2008 discovery of a new population of the rare Purple Marsh Crab led to a positive change in its conservation status – from critically endangered to "only" endangered. Still, this crab can only be found in only one region of the world. Which one is it?
East Africa
South Asia
West Africa
Central America


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According to the 2008 Red List of Threatened Species, the tarantula in the image is found only in a small area and is critically endangered - there are less than 500 living adults of the species in nature. What is the name of this impressive spider?
Mexican Redknee Tarantula
Rameshwaram Parachute Spider
White-toe Tarantula
Burrowing Wolf Spider


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The Iberian lynx is a critically endangered feline on the 2008 Red List. What is the main reason for its extinction?
Illegal shooting
Road traffic accidents
Decrease in the number of its prey
Destruction of habitat


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This recently discovered species of elephant shrew was officially described in 2008 and immediately listed as "vulnerable" on the 2008 Red List of Threatened Species. What is its name?
Grey-faced Sengi
Udzungwa Forest-partridge
Checkered Elephant Shrew
Eastern Rock Elephant Shrew


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This species of crocodile described as the most terrestrial and possibly the most intelligent of all crocodiles, was moved from "endangered" to "critically endangered" on the 2008 Red List. What is the name of this crocodile?
Mugger Crocodile
Cuban Crocodile
Nile Crocodile
American Crocodile


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Which of these big cats is listed as "endangered" on the 2008 Red List of Threatened Species due to severe population drops?
Eurasian Lynx
Cape Lion
The jaguar
Fishing Cat


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Question 8:

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In the 2008 Red List of Threatened Species, what was the conservation status of the Père David's Deer, also known as the Milu?
Vulnerable
Critically Endangered
Extinct in the Wild
Least Concern


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Not included in the Red List of Threatened Species in the previous years, the Tasmanian Devil appeared as endangered on the 2008 Red List mainly because of this factor.
Climate changes
Disease
Hunting
Road incidents


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The 2008 Red List of Threatened Species gives the Holdridge's toad of Costa Rica what conservation status?
Extinct
Critically Endangered
Vulnerable
Least Concern


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