Vulnerable species

Vulnerable species

A vulnerable species is a species which is likely to become endangered unless the circumstances threatening its survival and reproduction improve. The following is a very small, non-representative fraction of the 8,565 species listed as vulnerable on the IUCN Red List.

Animals

Mammalia

Afrosoricida

* Robust Golden Mole ("Amblysomus robustus")
* Arend's Golden Mole ("Carpitalpa arendsi")
* Duthie's Golden Mole ("Chlorotalpa duthieae")
* Rough-haired Golden Mole ("Chrysospalax villosus")

* Dryad Shrew Tenrec ("Microgale dryas")
* Montane Shrew Tenrec ("Microgale monticola")

Artiodactyla

* Dibatag ("Ammodorcas clarkei")
* Barbary Sheep ("Ammotragus lervia")
* Babirusa ("Babyrousa babyrussa")
* Marsh Deer ("Blastocerus dichotomus")
* Gaur ("Bos frontalis")
* Yak ("Bos grunniens")
* Takin ("Budorcas taxicolor")
* Wild Goat ("Capra aegagrus")
* East Caucasian Tur ("Capra cylindricornis")
* Taiwan Serow ("Capricornis swinhoei")
* Jentink's Duiker ("Cephalophus jentinki")
* Abbott's Duiker ("Cephalophis spadix")
* Zebra Duiker ("Cephalophus zebra")
* Barasingha ("Cervus duvaucelii")
* Eld's Deer ("Cervus eldii")
* Beira ("Dorcatragus megalotis")
* Dorcas Gazelle ("Gazella dorcas")
* Mountain Gazelle ("Gazella gazella")
* Red-fronted Gazelle ("Gazella rufifrons")
* Soemmerring's Gazelle ("Gazella soemmerringii")
* Speke's Gazelle ("Gazella spekei")
* Goitered Gazelle ("Gazella subgutturosa")
* Himalayan Tahr ("Hemitragus jemlahicus")
* Hippopotamus ("Hippopotamus amphibius")
* Silver Dik-dik ("Madoqua piacentinii")
* Siberian Musk Deer ("Moschus moschiferus")
* Hairy-fronted Muntjac ("Muntiacus crinifrons")
* Red Goral ("Naemorhedus baileyi")
* Chinese Goral ("Naemorhedus caudatus")
* Argali ("Ovis ammon")
* Mouflon ("Ovis orientalis")
* Philippine Warty Pig ("Sus philippensis")
* Four-horned Antelope ("Tetracerus quadricornis")
* Cheetah ("Acinonyx jubatus")
* Galapagos Fur Seal ("Arctocephalus galapagoensis")
* Juan Fernandez Fur Seal ("Arctocephalus philippii")
* Guadalupe Fur Seal ("Arctocephalus townsendi")
* Jackson's Mongoose ("Bdeogale jacksoni")
* Northern Fur Seal ("Callorhinus ursinus")
* Dingo ("Canis lupus dingo")
* Asian Golden Cat ("Catopuma temminckii")
* Owston's Palm Civet ("Chrotogale owstoni")
* Hose's Palm Civet ("Diplogale hosei")
* Chinese Mountain Cat ("Felis bieti")
* Black-footed Cat ("Felis nigripes")
* Malagasy Civet ("Fossa fossana")
* Ring-tailed Mongoose ("Galidia elegans")
* Broad-striped Malagasy Mongoose ("Galidictis fasciata")
* Wolverine ("Gulo gulo")
* Kodkod ("Leopardus guigna")
* Smooth-coated Otter ("Lutrogale perspicillata")
* Sulawesi Palm Civet ("Macrogalidia musschenbroekii")
* Nilgiri Marten ("Martes gwatkinsii")
* Everett's Ferret Badger ("Melogale everetti")
* Sloth Bear ("Melursus ursinus")
* Black-striped Weasel ("Mustela strigidorsa")
* Palawan Stink Badger ("Mydaus marchei")
* Clouded Leopard ("Neofelis nebulosa")
* Lion ("Panthera leo")
* Jerdon's Palm Civet ("Paradoxurus jerdoni")
* Marbled Cat ("Pardofelis marmorata")
* New Zealand Sea Lion ("Phocarctos hookeri")
* Flat-headed Cat ("Prionailurus planiceps")
* Rusty-spotted Cat ("Prionailurus rubiginosus")
* Fishing Cat ("Prionailurus viverrinus")
* African Golden Cat ("Profelis aurata")
* Caspian Seal ("Pusa caspica")
* Brown-tailed Mongoose ("Salanoia concolor")
* Bush Dog ("Speothos venaticus")
* Spectacled Bear ("Tremarctos ornatus")
* Polar Bear ("Ursus maritimus")
* Asiatic Black Bear ("Ursus thibetanus")
* Blanford's Fox ("Vulpes cana")
* Galápagos Sea Lion ("Zalophus wollebaeki")

Cetacea

* Beluga ("Delphinapterus leucas")
* Humpback Whale ("Megaptera novaeangliae")
* Harbour Porpoise ("Phocoena phocoena")
* Sperm Whale ("Physeter macrocephalus")

Dasyuromorphia

* Kowari ("Dasyuroides byrnei")
* New Guinean Quoll ("Dasyurus albopunctatus")
* Western Quoll ("Dasyurus geoffroii")
* Tiger Quoll ("Dasyurus maculatus")
* Bronze Quoll ("Dasyurus spartacus")
* Numbat ("Myrmecobius fasciatus")
* Alexandria False Antechinus ("Pseudantechinus mimulus")
* Tasmanian Devil ("Sarcophilus harrisii")

Didelphimorphia

* Black-shouldered Opossum ("Caluromysiops irrupta")

Rodentia

* Bolivian Chinchilla Rat ("Abrocoma boliviensis")
* Anderson's Squirrel ("Callosciurus quinquestriatus")
* Irrawaddy Squirrel ("Callosciurus pygerythrus")
* Montane Long-nosed Squirrel ("Hyosciurus heinrichi")
* Lowland Long-nosed Squirrel ("Hyosciurus ileile")
* Mentawi Flying Squirrel ("Iomys sipora")
* Four-striped Ground Squirrel ("Lariscus hosei")
* Menzbier's Marmot ("Marmota menzbieri")
* Secretive Dwarf Squirrel ("Prosciurillus abstrusus")
* Indian Giant Squirrel ("Ratufa indica")
* Grizzled Giant Squirrel ("Ratufa macroura")
* Forrest's Rock Squirrel ("Sciurotamias forresti")
* European Ground Squirrel ("Spermophilus citellus")
* Franklin's Ground Squirrel ("Spermophilus franklinii")
* Mohave Ground Squirrel ("Spermophilus mohavensis")
* Speckled Ground Squirrel ("Spermophilus suslicus")
* Washington Ground Squirrel ("Spermophilus washingtoni")
* Jentink's Squirrel ("Sundasciurus jentinki")
* Palawan Montane Squirrel ("Sundasciurus rabori")
* Samar Squirrel ("Sundasciurus samarensis")
* Palmer's Chipmunk ("Tamias palmeri")

Sirenia

* Dugong ("Dugong dugon")
* Amazonian Manatee ("Trichechus inunguis")
* West Indian Manatee ("Trichechus manatus")
* West African Manatee ("Trichechus senegalensis")

Soricomorpha

* Mindanao Shrew ("Crocidura beatus")
* Canarian Shrew ("Crocidura canariensis")
* Eisentraut's Shrew ("Crocidura eisentrauti")
* Glass's Shrew ("Crocidura glassi")
* Luzon Shrew ("Crocidura grayi")
* Kivu Shrew ("Crocidura kivuana")
* Kivu Long-haired Shrew ("Crocidura lanosa")
* Lucina's Shrew ("Crocidura lucina")
* MacMillan's Shrew ("Crocidura macmillani")
* Manenguba Shrew ("Crocidura manengubae")
* Nimba Shrew ("Crocidura nimbae")
* Oriental Shrew ("Crocidura orientalis")
* Palawan Shrew ("Crocidura palawanensis")
* Pale Gray Shrew ("Crocidura pergrisea")
* Guramba Shrew ("Crocidura phaeura")
* Kahuzi Swamp Shrew ("Crocidura stenocephala")
* Tanzanian Shrew ("Crocidura tansaniana")
* Tarella Shrew ("Crocidura tarella")
* Timor Shrew ("Crocidura tenuis")
* Cretan Shrew ("Crocidura zimmermanni")
* Honduran Small-eared Shrew ("Cryptotis hondurensis")
* Talamancan Small-eared Shrew ("Cryptotis gracilis")
* Russian Desman ("Desmana moschata")
* Japanese Mountain Mole ("Euroscaptor mizura")
* Pyrenean Desman ("Galemys pyrenaicus")
* Babault's Mouse Shrew ("Myosorex babaulti")
* Montane Mouse Shrew ("Myosorex blarina")
* Long-tailed Forest Shrew ("Myosorex longicaudatus")
* Sclater's Mouse Shrew ("Myosorex sclateri")
* Kilimanjaro Mouse Shrew ("Myosorex zinki")
* Ruwenzori Shrew ("Ruwenzorisorex suncoides")
* Arizona Shrew ("Sorex arizonae")
* Azumi Shrew ("Sorex hosonoi")
* Paramushir Shrew ("Sorex leucogaster")
* Carmen Mountain Shrew ("Sorex milleri")
* Chinese Shrew ("Sorex sinalis")
* Day's Shrew ("Suncus dayi")
* Bornean Pygmy Shrew ("Suncus hosei")
* Asian Highland Shrew ("Suncus montanus")
* Aberdare Mole Shrew ("Surdisorex norae")
* Mt. Kenya Mole Shrew ("Surdisorex polulus")
* Howell's Forest Shrew ("Sylvisorex howelli")
* Mt. Cameroon Forest Shrew ("Sylvisorex morio")

Peramelemorphia

* Greater Bilby ("Macrotis lagotis")

Perissodactyla

* Onager ("Equus hemionus")
* Mongolian Wild Ass ("Equus hemionus hemionus")
* Baird's Tapir ("Tapirus bairdii")
* Malayan Tapir ("Tapirus indicus")
* Mountain Tapir ("Tapirus pinchaque")
* Brazilian Tapir ("Tapirus terrestris")

Aves

Anseriformes

* Lesser White-fronted Goose ("Anser erythropus")

Charadriiformes

* Craveri's Murrelet ("Synthliboramphus craveri")
* Xantus's Murrelet ("Synthliboramphus hypoleucus")
* Japanese Murrelet ("Synthliboramphus wumizusume")

Columbiformes

* Western Crowned Pigeon ("Goura cristata")

Falconiformes

* Spanish Imperial Eagle ("Aquila adalberti")

Galliformes

* Bruijn's Brush-turkey ("Aepypodius bruijnii")
* White-breasted Guineafowl ("Agelastes meleagrides")
* Bearded Wood-partridge ("Dendrortyx barbatus")
* Greater Prairie Chicken ("Tympanuchus cupido")

Gruiformes

* Calayan Rail ("Gallirallus calayanensis")

Passeriformes

* Bicknell's Thrush ("Catharus bicknelli")
* White-throated Jay ("Cyanolyca mirabilis")
* Abbott's Starling ("Cinnyricinclus femoralis")
* Dwarf Jay ("Cyanolyca nana")
* Golden-winged Laughingthrush ("Garrulax ngoclinhensis")
* Moustached Antpitta ("Grallaria alleni")
* Santa Marta Antpitta ("Grallaria bangsi")
* 'Anianiau ("Hemignathus parvus")
* Rudd's Lark ("Heteromirafra ruddi")
* Atlantic Royal Flycatcher ("Onychorhynchus swainsoni")
* Galápagos Martin ("Progne modesta")
* Peruvian Martin ("Progne murphyi")
* Rusty-headed Spinetail ("Synallaxis fuscorufa")
* Hoary-throated Spinetail ("Synallaxis kollari")
* Santa Marta Wren ("Troglodytes monticola")
* Rock Wren ("Xenicus gilviventris")
* White-winged Warbler ("Xenoligea montana")

Pelecaniformes

* Ascension Frigatebird ("Fregata aquila")
* King Shag ("Phalacrocorax carunculatus")
* Auckland Shag ("Phalacrocorax colensoi")
* Bounty Island Shag ("Phalacrocorax ranfurlyi")

Piciformes

* Fernandina's Flicker ("Colaptes fernandinae")

Procellariiformes

* Antipodean Albatross ("Diomedea antipodensis")
* Southern Royal Albatross ("Diomedea epomophora")
* Wandering Albatross ("Diomedea exulans")
* Laysan Albatross ("Phoebastria immutabilis")
* White-chinned Petrel ("Procellaria aequinoctialis")
* Parkinson's Petrel ("Procellaria parkinsoni")
* Westland Petrel ("Procellaria westlandica")
* Gould's Petrel ("Pterodroma leucoptera")
* Providence Petrel ("Pterodroma solandri")
* Heinroth's Shearwater ("Puffinus heinrothi")
* Buller's Albatross ("Thalassarche bulleri")
* Grey-headed Albatross ("Thalassarche chrysostoma")
* Campbell Albatross ("Thalassarche impavida")
* Salvin's Albatross ("Thalassarche salvini")

Psittaciformes

* Moluccan Cockatoo ("Cacatua moluccensis")
* Red-crowned Parakeet ("Cyanoramphus novaezelandiae")
* Rusty-faced Parrot ("Hapalopsittaca amazonina")
* Pesquet's Parrot ("Psittrichas fulgidus")

Sphenisciformes

* Southern Rockhopper Penguin ("Eudyptes chrysocome")
* Macaroni Penguin ("Eudyptes chrysolophus")
* Fiordland Penguin ("Eudyptes pachyrhynchus")
* Snares Penguin ("Eudyptes robustus")
* Royal Penguin ("Eudyptes schlegeli")
* African penguin ("Spheniscus demersus")
* Humboldt Penguin ("Spheniscus humboldti")
* Blue Penguin ("Eudyptula minor")


= Strigiformes =
* Cinnabar Hawk Owl ("Ninox ios")
* White-fronted Scops Owl ("Otus sagittatus")
* Javan Scops Owl ("Otus angelinae")

Struthioniformes

* Little Spotted Kiwi ("Apteryx owenii")
* Great Spotted Kiwi ("Apteryx haastii")
* Tokoeka ("Apteryx australis")
* Northern Cassowary ("Casuarius unappendiculatus")
* Southern Cassowary ("Casuarius casuarius"y)

Plants

* Malus sieversii
* Delonix regia
* Venus Flytrap

External links

* [http://www.iucnredlist.org/search/search.php?freetext=&modifier=phrase&criteria=wholedb&taxa_species=1&Submit.x=106&Submit.y=17&redlistCategory%5B%5D=VU&redlistAssessyear%5B%5D=all&country%5B%5D=all&aquatic%5B%5D=all&regions%5B%5D=all&habitats%5B%5D=all&threats%5B%5D=all IUCN List of Vulnerable Species]


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