Argentina: Endangered Species

Submitted by The Catt-Trax2 Team on Thu, 2007/01/04 - 2:12pm.

Report prepared by Enrico Barbon and Ann Marie Gorecki, students in BCIT’s Fish, Wildlife and Recreation Program.

The following native Argentinean species are endangered:

  • Andean Cat (Oreailurus jacobita)
  • Blue Whale (Balaenoptera musculus)
  • Chacoan Peccary (Catagonus wagneri)
  • Fin Whale (Balaenoptera physalus)
  • Giant Armadillo (Priodontes maximus)
  • Giant Otter (Pteronura brasiliensis)
  • Lesser Pichi Ciego (Pink Fairy Armadillo) (Chlamyphorus truncatus)
  • Chinchilla (Chinchilla brevicaudata)

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