The way a nation takes care of animals accurately reflects its greatness and moral height. Gandhi.
Antillean Iguana Saint-Barthélemy
This endemic Lesser Antillean Iguana registered as endangered species with IUCN is present in quantities on St-Barth island
Aldabra giant turtle Mauritius
Aldabra giant turtle is the only remaining giant turtle species remaining in the western part of Indian Ocean. All others species have been considered as extinct on 1840 due to the pressure of the European navigators. The only remaining one is the Aldabra turtle coming from the Aldabra atoll in Seychelles where tenths thousands are in the wild. Here this individual is shot in the Ile aux Aigrettes Mauritius reserve.
Mauritius endemic Pink Pigeon
Endemic to Mauritius the Pink Pigeon, here at Ile aux Aigrettes reserve, had almost become extinct in 1990s only 10 couples were remaining. Due to a fantastic job of the Mauritian Wildlife foundation it seems that today 500 are alive. Considering the IUCN red list this species remain vulnerable.
Belugas are less and less numerous in the Saint Lawrence gulf in Québec Canada. They are considered as an endangered species
Tortue Cistude vallée du Fangu_Corse
Tortue Cistude prenant le soleil sur son abri dans la réserve de Biosphère du delta du Fangu en Corse
Risso's dolphins in Pelagos
Risso's dolphins in the cetaceans sanctuary of Pelagos in the South of the national marine park of Port Cros island , French Mediterranean sea
Bluefin Tuna in the wild in Mediterranean sea
In Corsica, unbelievable behavior of this two meters long Bluefin Tuna coming to the surface to visit a skipper seated at the stern of a sailing boat . After staying a while he desappeared at a very short distance of the wild coast at a short distance of the Senetosa lighthouse.
Couple of Keas in New-Zealand
Kea is the only worldwide Mountain Parakeet. They are found in the south of New-Zealand. Here in the mountains of the Fiordland National Park. They are very familiar with humans one reason for which they are mentioned by UICN as an endangered species. Only a few hundreds remain alive.
Diving with turtle in Rangiroa french Polynesia,Tortue en plongée àRangiroa Polynésie francaise
Turtle swimming along the Rangiroa's reef in Tuamotu islands ,French Polynesia
Kittiwakes nesting in Hebridean islands cliffs
Kittiwakes at nest on cliffs in Shiant Isles, Outer Hebrides in Scotland. Kittiwakes are considered in danger since the populations have decreased of until 97% in different Outer Hebrides islands
Chough Islay island
Chough is a Western Scotland endangered endemic species it's a black Crow with bright red bill and legs
Couple of Aras in Basse Terre botanical garden ,Guadeloupe,Caribbean islands
Yellow-eyed Penguin in Otago New-Zealand
Yellow-eyed Penguin on the beach in Otago's peninsula New-Zealand
Shark Albimarginatus in Rangiroa atoll French Polynesia
Shark swimming along the reef of the Rangiroa's French Polynesia atoll. Hundreds thousands of them are killed every year for their fins which are sold to make soups..
Ouvea parakeet in New-Caledonia
Endemic species of Ouvea for this Parakeet eating a papaya
Fernbird Dunedin New-Zealand
Fernbird (or Matata in Maohi) is endemic to New Zealand. Its population has decreased by 30% in last 10 years