Updated Portuguese Red book

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Portugal published an updated Red book of Portuguese mammals. Since the previous assessment in 2005, the number of threatened species increased from 18 to 24. The update was possible thanks to new field data. The number of species with insuffient data for assessment decreased with 50%.

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Red Book of Portuguese Mammals

Western Mediterranean Mouse (Mus spretus (Photo: Rollin Verlinde / Vilda)

Red Lists are essential tools for the active and efficient management of species and habitats. In the last revision of the Red Book of Vertebrates of Continental Portugal (2005), 28…

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