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

Spoon Billed Sandpiper

Status: //CRITICALLY ENDANGERED// Population Estimate: Less than 450 Individuals ↓DECREASING↓ Brief Description The spoon-billed Sandpiper, or Calidris pygmaea, is a small migratory bird found across a broad range of Asia, from Japan and the Jiangsu Coast of China to the Russian Far East. Although only in recent years conservation efforts been taken, the global population has been… Read More Spoon Billed Sandpiper