“Weirdest” Animals to Get Conservation Attention

Publication: National Geographic News   Date: January 16, 2007   View Article

A conservation effort announced today aims to protect some of the world’s oddest and most overlooked animal species.

The Evolutionarily Distinct and Globally Endangered (EDGE) program, led by the Zoological Society of London, focuses on animals that have unique evolutionary histories and face immediate risk of extinction.

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