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Red Kangaroo

Posted by Ahmad Faraz on Thursday, April 30, 2009, In : Red Kangaroo 

The red kangaroo is the world’s peak marsupial. Females own one baby at a time, that at birth is tinier as opposed to a cherry. The infant right away climbs to its mother’s pouch and performs not emerge for two months. Until properties get hold of around eight cycles of age, threatened young kangaroos, dubbed joeys, can eventually dive for the safety of mom’s pouch. As properties grow, joeys’ heads and feet can often be observed hanging out of the pouch.

Red kangaroos hop along on the ...
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Parachute Spider, New Shrew on 2008 ''Red List''

Posted by Ahmad Faraz on Sunday, April 19, 2009, In : Animals 
PHOTOS: Fishing Cat, New Shrew Among At-Risk Species
Named for a French missionary, the Pere David's deer, native to China, is among the species listed as "extinct in the wild" on the 2008 International Union for Conservation of Nature's (IUCN's) Red List of Threatened Species, released today. (Read the full story.)

Of the almost 45,000 species evaluated for the new list, 38 percent are close to extinction, the report authors say. The survey revealed that at least 76 mammals have become extinct since 1500.

But the study also shows that conservati...
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