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Europe faces extinction of many species, EU says

Iberian lynx

By DON MELVIN

BRUSSELS – The Iberian lynx that prowls the grasslands of southern Spain. The Mediterranean monk seal swimming waters off Greece and Turkey. The Bavarian pine vole that forages in the high meadows of the Alps.

These are among hundreds of European animal species — up to a quarter of the total native to the continent — that are threatened with extinction according to a warning issued this month by the European Union.

READ THE FULL STORY HERE.

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