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Endangered no more! After more than 20 years on the endangered species list, world conservation leaders have “downlisted” the giant #pandas. It is now categorized as “vulnerable” on the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species — meaning that while threats to pandas’ survival remain high, indicators show the species is in less danger of extinction than before, and conservation efforts are working. #EndExtinction

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Antarctic photography captures life on Earth's coldest continent

Antarctica is home to four species of penguins. The animals are excellent…

Adelie Penguin Circle Retro T-Shirt. Illustration of an Adelie penguin or Pygoscelis adeliae, a species of penguin common along the entire Antarctic coast viewed from the side set inside circle done in retro style. #Illustration #AdeliePenguin

The Little Penguin is the smallest species of penguin. The penguin, which usually grows to an average of 33 cm in height and 43 cm in length, is found on the coastlines of southern Australia and New Zealand, with possible records from Chile.

Penguins and Other Seabirds by Matt Sewell. In thisenchanting guide, Matt Sewell captures 50 species of penguins and other sea bird favorites like puffins and albatrosses. Shop Indies First :: broadwaybooks.net

Emperor penguins are the largest penguin species and the fifth largest species. They can be more than 1.20 meters high with a maximum weight of over 45 kilograms.

Galapagos Penguins - Danita Delimont/Gallo Images/Getty Images - The Galapagos penguins are among the smallest species of penguin in the world and is the most distinctive as it lives further north than other penguin species. They are considered endangered with less than 2,000 left. According to the World Wildlife Fund, almost half of the population has been wiped out due to severe El Niño weather conditions over the last few decades..