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Sat, 04 Aug 2018 12:11 - Updated Sat, 04 Aug 2018 12:11

Black rhinoceros, African penguin and brown hyena no longer exist in Angola

Luanda - The African penguin, the black rhinoceros and the Brown Hyena are extinct animal species of the Angolan fauna - indicates the Red List of Endangered Species of Angola made public Friday in Luanda by the Ministry of Environment.

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Lista vermelha das espécies de Angola

Photo: Rosario dos Santos

Red List of Endangered Species of Angola

Photo: Rosario dos Santos

Of the group threatened with extinction there are 29 animals, of which stand out the giant black sable, spotted hyena, lion, cheetah (ounce), mountain zebra, gorilla, red buffalo and chimpanzee.


The list includes 100 vulnerable species, due to human activities threatening their existence naturally: zebra, forest and savanna elephant, Gimbo, vulgar and forest Pangolim, Leopard, wild cat, among others.


Among the vulnerable species include the Bat-eared fox, black-backed jackal, crocodile, blue whale and fake orca, mackerel, and Jewel bugs.


From the same group, but on the slope of the flora, black mangrove, cabinda stick, palm tree, welwitcha, Makundi-kumbi, Kitiba, tacula, ebano, mafumeira kitsombe and salale are also under the vulnerable species.


National and international institutions contributed to the elaboration of the Angola Red List of Endangered Species with emphasis to the Agostinho Neto, Methodist, Center for Plant Genetic Resources, the National Botanical Center and the National Geographic.


One hundred and sixty species among flora and fauna are in the Red List of Endangered Species of Angola which groups them into four categories: Extinction, Threatened with Extinction, Vulnerable and Invasive.

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