Selected Species From 2006 ''Red List''

See photos of species threatened with extinction according to the 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.
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Manta rays, familiar denizens of tropical and subtropical ocean-shelf waters, are classified as near threatened on the 2006 IUCN Red List. Of the 547 shark and ray species assessed, the group says, 20 percent are in danger of extinction.

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