Spotted Greenshank

Status: ENDANGERED Population Size: 600-1,300 ↓DECREASING↓ Brief Description In the Eastern Hemisphere, there flies a type of bird endangered by expansion and human infrastructure. The Spotted Greenshank or Nordmann’s Greenshank (Tringa guttifer) is a small bird currently endangered due to the expansion of the oil industry and reclamation in Russia and Asia. Typically, the Spotted… Read More Spotted Greenshank

Marine Iguana

Status: VULNERABLE Population: No official count but estimated between 200,000-300,000; studies on the islands suggest between 20,300 and 42,300 known individuals Brief Description Far off in the Galápagos exists a lizard capable of swimming within the cold currents. The famed marine iguana, Amblyrhynchus cristatus, relies on its unique adaptations to swim and prey on green… Read More Marine Iguana

The Jamaican Iguana

  Status: //CRITICALLY ENDANGERED// Population Estimate: Less than 200 Individuals Brief Description In between the irregular and precipitous limestone rock of the Hellshire Hills lies the last known wild population of the Jamaican Iguana, or Cyclura collei. The Hellshire Hills remain one of the wildest areas in the nation due to uneven terrain and the absence of… Read More The Jamaican Iguana