~A Manul (via Green Renaissance): About twelve million years ago the manul was one of the first two modern cats to evolve and it hasn’t changed since. It's a small wild cat having a broad but patchy distribution in the grasslands and montane steppe of Central Asia. The species is negatively impacted by habitat degradation, prey base decline, and hunting, and has therefore been classified as Near Threatened by IUCN~ by selena
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selena ~A Manul (via Green Renaissance): About twelve million years ago the manul was one of the first two modern cats to evolve and it hasn’t changed since. It's a small wild cat having a broad but patchy distribution in the grasslands and montane steppe of Central Asia. The species is negatively impacted by habitat degradation, prey base decline, and hunting, and has therefore been classified as Near Threatened by IUCN~
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Pallas's cat (Otocolobus manul), also called the manul, Pallas cat, Asian cat, is a small wild cat having a broad but patchy distribution in the grasslands and montane steppe of Central Asia. The species is negatively affected by habitat degradation, prey base decline, and hunting, and has therefore been classified as Near Threatened by IUCN since 2002 by selena
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selena Pallas's cat (Otocolobus manul), also called the manul, Pallas cat, Asian cat, is a small wild cat having a broad but patchy distribution in the grasslands and montane steppe of Central Asia. The species is negatively affected by habitat degradation, prey base decline, and hunting, and has therefore been classified as Near Threatened by IUCN since 2002
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Pallas's Cat, Otocolobus Manul, also called the Manul, is a small wild cat having a broad but patchy distribution in the grasslands and montane steppe of Central Asia - photographed by Nick Jewell. by selena
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selena Pallas's Cat, Otocolobus Manul, also called the Manul, is a small wild cat having a broad but patchy distribution in the grasslands and montane steppe of Central Asia - photographed by Nick Jewell.
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About twelve million years ago the manul was one of the first two modern cats to evolve and it hasn’t changed since. by maria.t.rogers
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maria.t.rogers About twelve million years ago the manul was one of the first two modern cats to evolve and it hasn’t changed since.
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Pallas's Cats: About twelve million years ago, the #Pallas's #Cat (also called the "manul") was one of the first two modern cats to evolve, and it hasn’t changed since. by dixie
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dixie Pallas's Cats: About twelve million years ago, the #Pallas's #Cat (also called the "manul") was one of the first two modern cats to evolve, and it hasn’t changed since.
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♥♥♥ Manul, the Cat that Time Forgot: Have you ever wanted to take a trip through time to see what animals looked like millions of years ago? When it comes to cats there is little or no need. This beautiful specimen is a Manul, otherwise known as Pallas’s Cat. About twelve million years ago it was one of the first two modern cats to evolve and it hasn’t changed since. by dixie
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dixie ♥♥♥ Manul, the Cat that Time Forgot: Have you ever wanted to take a trip through time to see what animals looked like millions of years ago? When it comes to cats there is little or no need. This beautiful specimen is a Manul, otherwise known as Pallas’s Cat. About twelve million years ago it was one of the first two modern cats to evolve and it hasn’t changed since.
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About twelve million years ago the manul was one of the first two modern cats to evolve and it hasn’t changed since. by nmatkovski
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nmatkovski About twelve million years ago the manul was one of the first two modern cats to evolve and it hasn’t changed since.
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Leafy Seadragon, is a Threatened species, threatened by collecting for use in Chinese medicine and by habitat loss. by christi
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christi Leafy Seadragon, is a Threatened species, threatened by collecting for use in Chinese medicine and by habitat loss.
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The Sand Cat (Felis margarita) :: also known as the sand dune cat, is the only felid found primarily in true desert, and has a wide but apparently disjunct distribution through the deserts of northern Africa and southwest and central Asia. Since 2002 this small cat has been listed as Near Threatened by IUCN due to concern over potential low population size and decline by manuela
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manuela The Sand Cat (Felis margarita) :: also known as the sand dune cat, is the only felid found primarily in true desert, and has a wide but apparently disjunct distribution through the deserts of northern Africa and southwest and central Asia. Since 2002 this small cat has been listed as Near Threatened by IUCN due to concern over potential low population size and decline
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The Sand Cat (Felis margarita) :: also known as the sand dune cat, is the only felid found primarily in true desert, and has a wide but apparently disjunct distribution through the deserts of northern Africa and southwest and central Asia. Since 2002 this small cat has been listed as Near Threatened by IUCN due to concern over potential low population size and decline by manuela by manuela
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manuela The Sand Cat (Felis margarita) :: also known as the sand dune cat, is the only felid found primarily in true desert, and has a wide but apparently disjunct distribution through the deserts of northern Africa and southwest and central Asia. Since 2002 this small cat has been listed as Near Threatened by IUCN due to concern over potential low population size and decline by manuela
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The Silvery Kingfisher (Alcedo argentata) is a species of bird in the Alcedinidae family that is endemic to the Philippines. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and rivers. It is threatened by habitat loss. by paulq.devries
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paulq.devries The Silvery Kingfisher (Alcedo argentata) is a species of bird in the Alcedinidae family that is endemic to the Philippines. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and rivers. It is threatened by habitat loss.
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The Araripe Manakin was discovered in 1996. (Brazil) This Critically Endangered species is down to about 50 birds and is threatened by habitat destruction. by HeavenV
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HeavenV The Araripe Manakin was discovered in 1996. (Brazil) This Critically Endangered species is down to about 50 birds and is threatened by habitat destruction.
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The leopard cat (Prionailurus bengalensis) is a small wild cat of South and East Asia. Since 2002 it has been listed as Least Concern by IUCN as it is widely distributed but threatened by habitat loss and hunting in parts of its range. There are twelve leopard cat subspecies, which differ widely in appearance. The leopard cat's name is derived from the leopard-like spots prevalent in all subspecies, but its relation to the leopard is distant. by selena
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selena The leopard cat (Prionailurus bengalensis) is a small wild cat of South and East Asia. Since 2002 it has been listed as Least Concern by IUCN as it is widely distributed but threatened by habitat loss and hunting in parts of its range. There are twelve leopard cat subspecies, which differ widely in appearance. The leopard cat's name is derived from the leopard-like spots prevalent in all subspecies, but its relation to the leopard is distant.
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From the Smithsonian: Sahelanthropus tchadensis is one of the oldest known species on the human family tree and lived between 7 and 6 million years ago in West-Central Africa (Chad). Walking upright may have helped this species survive in diverse habitats—including forests and grasslands. by ashleyw
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ashleyw From the Smithsonian: Sahelanthropus tchadensis is one of the oldest known species on the human family tree and lived between 7 and 6 million years ago in West-Central Africa (Chad). Walking upright may have helped this species survive in diverse habitats—including forests and grasslands.
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Red Lories are a species pf parrot whose habitat are tropical moist and the mangrove forests of Indonesia, New Guinea, Australia and the Pacific. An intelligent bird, playful personality and colorful appearance make them the second most popular kept bird. In the wild they enjoy nectar, pollen, fruits and occasional insects and are a threatened species. ♥ by oldrose
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oldrose Red Lories are a species pf parrot whose habitat are tropical moist and the mangrove forests of Indonesia, New Guinea, Australia and the Pacific. An intelligent bird, playful personality and colorful appearance make them the second most popular kept bird. In the wild they enjoy nectar, pollen, fruits and occasional insects and are a threatened species. ♥
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Potamotrygon Leopoldi: The Polka Dot Ray is a species of fish in the Potamotrygonidae family. It is endemic to Brazil. Its natural habitat is rivers. It is threatened by habitat loss. by rosanne
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rosanne Potamotrygon Leopoldi: The Polka Dot Ray is a species of fish in the Potamotrygonidae family. It is endemic to Brazil. Its natural habitat is rivers. It is threatened by habitat loss.
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Most species of flying foxes are Endangered - many Critically Endangered. They are threatened by hunting and habitat destruction. by felicia
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felicia Most species of flying foxes are Endangered - many Critically Endangered. They are threatened by hunting and habitat destruction.
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The Bengal Florican (Houbaropsis bengalensis), also called Bengal Bustard, is a very rare bustard species from the Indian Subcontinent. They are normally silent but when disturbed utters a metallic chik-chik-chik call. This threatened species is now almost extinct; probably less than 1,000 and perhaps as few as 500 adult birds are still alive. n India the decline is coming to a halt and that stocks in Kaziranga National Parks and Dudhwa Tiger Reserve are safe at very low levels. by dianne
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dianne The Bengal Florican (Houbaropsis bengalensis), also called Bengal Bustard, is a very rare bustard species from the Indian Subcontinent. They are normally silent but when disturbed utters a metallic chik-chik-chik call. This threatened species is now almost extinct; probably less than 1,000 and perhaps as few as 500 adult birds are still alive. n India the decline is coming to a halt and that stocks in Kaziranga National Parks and Dudhwa Tiger Reserve are safe at very low levels.
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This cat species is also known as the Manul. The Manul has the thickest fur of all the wild cats. It is native to many regions including Mongolia, China, the Kazakhstani borders and in a few parts of Russia. by monika.zajac.5070
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monika.zajac.5070 This cat species is also known as the Manul. The Manul has the thickest fur of all the wild cats. It is native to many regions including Mongolia, China, the Kazakhstani borders and in a few parts of Russia.
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Ultramarine Lory - Vini Ultramarina, from: French Polynesia - The ultramarine lorikeet (Vini ultramarina), also known as the lori ultramarin in French, is a species of parrot in the Psittaculidae family, endemic to the Marquesas Islands. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests and plantations. It is threatened mainly by introduction of the black rat and also by deforestation. by rosanne
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rosanne Ultramarine Lory - Vini Ultramarina, from: French Polynesia - The ultramarine lorikeet (Vini ultramarina), also known as the lori ultramarin in French, is a species of parrot in the Psittaculidae family, endemic to the Marquesas Islands. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests and plantations. It is threatened mainly by introduction of the black rat and also by deforestation.
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The Jackson's Widowbird, Euplectes Jacksoni, is a species of bird in the Ploceidae family. It is found in Kenya and Tanzania. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland and arable land. It is presently threatened by habitat loss. by rosanne
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rosanne The Jackson's Widowbird, Euplectes Jacksoni, is a species of bird in the Ploceidae family. It is found in Kenya and Tanzania. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland and arable land. It is presently threatened by habitat loss.
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'The Schlegel's Asity (Philepitta schlegeli) is a species of bird in the Philepittidae family. It is endemic to Madagascar. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.' by rosanne
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rosanne 'The Schlegel's Asity (Philepitta schlegeli) is a species of bird in the Philepittidae family. It is endemic to Madagascar. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.'
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The Schlegel's asity (Philepitta schlegeli) is a species of bird in the Philepittidae family. It is endemic to Madagascar. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss. by oldrose
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oldrose The Schlegel's asity (Philepitta schlegeli) is a species of bird in the Philepittidae family. It is endemic to Madagascar. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.
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Lions Mane Jellyfish is the largest jellyfish in the world have been swimming in arctic waters since before the dinosaurs (over 650 million years ago) and are among some of the oldest surviving species in the world. The largest can come in at about 6 meters and has tentacles over 50 meters long. Pretty amazing. They have hundreds of poisonous tentacles that it used to catch passing by fish. it then slowly drags in it’s prey and eats it. by deanne
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deanne Lions Mane Jellyfish is the largest jellyfish in the world have been swimming in arctic waters since before the dinosaurs (over 650 million years ago) and are among some of the oldest surviving species in the world. The largest can come in at about 6 meters and has tentacles over 50 meters long. Pretty amazing. They have hundreds of poisonous tentacles that it used to catch passing by fish. it then slowly drags in it’s prey and eats it.
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Megalodon is an extinct species of shark that lived approximately 28 to 1.5 million years ago, during the Cenozoic Era. The taxonomic assignment of C. megalodon has been debated for nearly a century, and is still under dispute. by abbyy
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abbyy Megalodon is an extinct species of shark that lived approximately 28 to 1.5 million years ago, during the Cenozoic Era. The taxonomic assignment of C. megalodon has been debated for nearly a century, and is still under dispute.
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The Wilson's Bird-of-paradise (Cicinnurus respublica) is a passerine bird of the Paradisaeidae family living in Indonesia in the hill & lowland rainforests of Waigeo & Batanta Islands off West Papua. The diet consists mainly of fruits & small insects. Due to ongoing habitat loss, limited range & exploitation, the Wilson's Bird-of-paradise is evaluated as Near Threatened on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. by rosanne
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rosanne The Wilson's Bird-of-paradise (Cicinnurus respublica) is a passerine bird of the Paradisaeidae family living in Indonesia in the hill & lowland rainforests of Waigeo & Batanta Islands off West Papua. The diet consists mainly of fruits & small insects. Due to ongoing habitat loss, limited range & exploitation, the Wilson's Bird-of-paradise is evaluated as Near Threatened on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.
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Imperial Pheasant~ Palawan Peacock Pheasant — VU Estimated Population: under 10,oooRange: Palawan Island, PhilippinesPrimary Threats: Habitat loss, hunting although their population is on the decline, they breed well in captivity. they are a protected species and some inhabit St Paul’s Ntl. Park. by susan.morgan.3760
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susan.morgan.3760 Imperial Pheasant~ Palawan Peacock Pheasant — VU Estimated Population: under 10,oooRange: Palawan Island, PhilippinesPrimary Threats: Habitat loss, hunting although their population is on the decline, they breed well in captivity. they are a protected species and some inhabit St Paul’s Ntl. Park.
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Manul  the cat that time forgot. This member of Genus Felis has been the same for twelve million years! Manul, or Pallass cat is one of the first two modern cats to evolve. The other  of the two species, Marellis cat is extinct. by britney
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britney Manul the cat that time forgot. This member of Genus Felis has been the same for twelve million years! Manul, or Pallass cat is one of the first two modern cats to evolve. The other of the two species, Marellis cat is extinct.
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Satyr Tragopan: The Satyr Tragopan is a rare resident pheasant which occurs at high elevations in the Himalaya. Male Satyr's are 68cm and are a bright crimson red with white spots. Females are smaller and less conspicuous. Tragopans are often called “horned pheasants” because they display horn-like projections during courtship. 4 out of the 5 known species occur in India. The Satyr is faced with habitat destruction and hunting pressure and is now considered to be near-threatened. by linda
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linda Satyr Tragopan: The Satyr Tragopan is a rare resident pheasant which occurs at high elevations in the Himalaya. Male Satyr's are 68cm and are a bright crimson red with white spots. Females are smaller and less conspicuous. Tragopans are often called “horned pheasants” because they display horn-like projections during courtship. 4 out of the 5 known species occur in India. The Satyr is faced with habitat destruction and hunting pressure and is now considered to be near-threatened.
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The unique Juan Fernandez Firecrown, Sephanoides fernandensis, is an insular hummingbird restricted to only one island in the Juan Fernández Archipelago, nearly 700km off the coast of Chile. Classified as critically endangered, it is one of the most threatened birds in Chile and the world. Conservation measures are being taken to try and avoid this beautiful hummingbird from joining the list of extinct species. by felicia
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felicia The unique Juan Fernandez Firecrown, Sephanoides fernandensis, is an insular hummingbird restricted to only one island in the Juan Fernández Archipelago, nearly 700km off the coast of Chile. Classified as critically endangered, it is one of the most threatened birds in Chile and the world. Conservation measures are being taken to try and avoid this beautiful hummingbird from joining the list of extinct species.
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Scientists say foot fossil found in Ethiopia confirms two human ancestor species co-existed 3.4 million years ago (Lucy and one other). The partial foot fossil of the new species indicates a creature that walked upright but that still had an opposable toe, which made it good at climbing trees. by jessicaj
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jessicaj Scientists say foot fossil found in Ethiopia confirms two human ancestor species co-existed 3.4 million years ago (Lucy and one other). The partial foot fossil of the new species indicates a creature that walked upright but that still had an opposable toe, which made it good at climbing trees.
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