Sunday, 1 December 2013


'Red List' of Endangered Species Updated
By Megan Gannon, News Editor | November 26, 2013 03:30pm ET

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has updated its "Red List" of threatened species, with good news for some creatures, including two kinds of albatross, but bad news for others, such as the okapi.

The okapi (Okapia johnstoni), sometimes called the "forest giraffe," has taken a turn for the worse in Africa: The species is now listed as endangered and its numbers are dwindling, IUCN officials said.


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