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Mediterranean Monk Seal Facts, Mediterranean Monk Seal Pictures

Facts about the Mediterranean Monk Seal. Profile and photos posted according to availability.
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-The Mediterranean monk seal is a close relative of the Caribbean monk seal and is one of the rarest animals in the world.

-Mediterranean monk seals prefer to live on coastal areas in groups or “colonies.”

-The Mediterranean monk seal species was nearly wiped out due to hunting for its skin in the 1800s.

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Chimpanzee Facts, Chimpanzee Pictures

Facts about the Chimpanzee. Profile and photos posted according to availability.
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-Chimpanzees are found in a variety of habitats, such as open savanna woodland, grasslands, and rainforests.

-The exact population of chimpanzees in the wild is unknown, but experts believe that there may be 190,000 left in the wild as of 2008.

-Chimpanzees are found in the tropical forests of western and central Africa, from Gambia in the west to Uganda in the east.

-Chimpanzees have been studied for over 30 years and have been the focus of conservation activities both nationally and internationally.

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Dama Gazelle Facts, Dama Gazelle Pictures

Facts about the Dama Gazelle. Profile and photos posted according to availability.
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-The dama gazelle is found in Saharan Africa.

-The dama gazelle prefers a solitary life or living in small groups.

-Dama gazelle numbers have fallen by about 80% in the last decade and continues to fall.

-To help conserve the species some are kept in captivity in collections but representation of certain races is very problematic.

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