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Mauritius Fody. A rare species of the weaver family and is found on the island of Mauritius. It's classified as endangered by BirdLife International and is on the United States Endangered species list.

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In pictures: Meet the world's endangered primates

Nearly half of all primates are in danger of becoming extinct, according to a study by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature. Habitat destruction and hunting for food and the illegal wildlife trade are the main threats to the world's 634 primate species – 303 of which are now classed as vulnerable, endangered and critically endangered. Here are some of the species under threat.