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International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN, temporarily named World Conservation Union 1990-2008) Red List categories

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Lower risk categories
2001 Categories & Criteria
(version 3.1)
Description 1994 Categories & Criteria
(version 2.3)
Status iucn3.1 LC.svg Least Concern (LC or LR/lc), lowest risk. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category. Status iucn2.3 LC.svg
Status iucn3.1 NT.svg Near Threatened (NT or LR/nt), is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future. Status iucn2.3 NT.svg
No longer a Red List category Conservation Dependent (LR/cd), the focus of a continuing taxon-specific or habitat-specific conservation program targeted towards the taxon in question, the cessation of which would result in the taxon qualifying for one of the threatened categories below within a period of five years. Status iucn2.3 CD.svg
Threatened categories
2001 Categories & Criteria
(version 3.1)
Description 1994 Categories & Criteria
(version 2.3)
Status iucn3.1 VU.svg Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild Status iucn2.3 VU.svg
Status iucn3.1 EN.svg Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild. Status iucn2.3 EN.svg
Status iucn3.1 CR.svg Critically Endangered (CR), facing an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild. Status iucn2.3 CR.svg
Other categories
2001 Categories & Criteria
(version 3.1)
Description 1994 Categories & Criteria
(version 2.3)
Status iucn3.1 EW.svg Extinct in the Wild (EW), known only to survive in cultivation, in captivity or as a naturalized population (or populations) well outside the past range. Status iucn2.3 EW.svg
Status none DD.svg Data Deficient (DD), inadequate information to make a direct, or indirect, assessment of its risk of extinction. Status none DD.svg
Status none NE.svg Not Evaluated (NE), not yet been evaluated against the criteria. Status none NE.svg
Status none PE.svg Possibly Extinct (PE), a category given by BirdLife International. A subcategory of CR. Status none PE.svg
Status none PEW.svg Possibly Extinct in the Wild (PEW), A term used within the IUCN Red List. A subcategory of CR. Status none PEW.svg
Image:Status iucn3.1 PLC.svg Possibly Least Concern (PLC), Used for a term within the IUCN Yellow List. A subcategory of NT. Image:Status iucn2.3 PLC.svg
Status iucn3.1 EX.svg Extinct (EX), there is no reasonable doubt that the last individual has died. Status iucn2.3 EX.svg

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they are nearly extinct there are only 5000-7000 left in the world

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