What is an endangered species in Egypt?

What is an endangered species in Egypt?

List of Critically Endangered species in Egypt

scientific_name common_name taxonid
Testudo kleinmanni Kleinmann’s Tortoise 21652
Medemia argun 30401
Pseudophilotes sinaicus Sinai Baton Blue 195289
Lycaon pictus North Africa subpopulation African Wild Dog 16991111

What is the ugliest endangered animal?

On Wednesday the society put out a list of the world’s ugliest endangered animal species. Topping the list, based on the popular vote, is the unfortunately named blobfish, which is also the society’s global mascot.

Are there Cheetahs in Egypt?

Some of the six are now extremely rare, and may no longer exist in Egypt: Mammal experts say the cheetah is most certainly extinct in Egypt–it’s last footprints were recorded in the 1980s–while the leopard is considered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) to be “critically endangered.”

What animals will never go extinct?

Good news alert – these animals are no longer on the endangered species list

  • Southern White Rhinoceros.
  • Giant Panda.
  • Arabian Oryx.
  • Gray Wolf.
  • Northern Brown Kiwi.
  • Louisiana Black Bear.

What kind of animals are endangered in Egypt?

Hamada said that other species like striped Hyena are also endangered with extinction, adding “hundreds of years ago, Egypt had Jirafas and lions, which became extinct due topollution, climate change, and the shortage of natural resources.

Why is the Nubian ibex endangered in Egypt?

The major threat to this species is having to compete for resources with other animals such as camels and donkeys. In Egypt, the scarcity of water and poaching also presents a threat to the endangered Nubian Ibex. However, the Egyptian Agriculture Law No. 53 of 1966 forbids the hunting of this species.

Why is the gazelle an endangered species in Egypt?

This article is part of Al-Masry Al-Youm’s weekly “Endangered Species” series, covering Egypt’s endangered flora and fauna. Egypt’s gazelle population has decreased consistently and drastically for the past four decades mainly due to two factors: unregulated hunting practices and habitat destruction.

Are there any endangered species in the Arabian Peninsula?

The Arabian Oryx, scientifically known as Oryx Leucoryx, is an endangered species that resides in the Mediterranean region in Sinai, Iraq, Yemen, Syria and Kuwait. It was eventually reintroduced in other regions in the Arabian Peninsula, including Saudi Arabia, Jordan, and Oman.