The Brandt's Hamster (Mesocricetus brandti) is a species of concern belonging in the species group "mammals" and found in the following area(s): Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia (Eurasia), Iran, Russia, Turkey. This species is also known by the following name(s): Mesocricetus koenigi.
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Ten creatures that may become extinct in the next 10 years1. Leatherback Sea Turtle
Leatherback sea turtles have been around since pre-historic times. And unfortunately, if the species is allowed to vanish, scientists believe it will foreshadow the extinction of a host of other marine species. It is estimated that there are less than 5,000 nesting female leatherback sea turtles in the Pacific Ocean today, down from 91,000 in 1980.