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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In addition to land and marine animals, the IUCN Red List includes a number of plants and fungi, such as the Italian funcia di basiliscu. This fungus, which grows on the island of Sicily, is listed as critically endangered.

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