Red List Species of the Day - 6th April
The Santiago Galapagos Mouse is listed as 'Vulnerable' on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, and occur only in a small area of the island of Santiago, in the Galapagos. These mammals owe their vulnerable status to the introduction of invasive species, paricularly the Black Rat, mice and feral cats.
Red List Species of the Day - 7th April
The Fony Baobab is classified as 'Vulnerable' on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, This plant occurs in the dry and subariel bioclimates of Madagascar. This flora species, the smallest of the six Malagasy baobab species owes its vulnerable status to excessive charcoal production, bushfires, and forest clearance for agriculture.