ENDANGERED SPECIES IN GUADELOUPE. WHALES. In the last 200 years , 90% of humpback whales were exterminated in the world. reproduction Whales come in the caribbean for their reproduction. They mate in hot water the first winter and they give birth one year later in the same tropical water.
In the last 200 years, 90% of humpback whales were exterminated in the world
reproductionWhales come in the caribbean for their reproduction. They mate in hot water the first winter and they give birth one year later in the same tropical water.
It ‘s an endemic bird because it exists only in Guadeloupe. For a long time, we have destroyed the woodpecker because everything black representedthe devil.
The main predators are rats and poaching.
On this map you can see the beaches where turtles come to nest:
: nesting areas
Since1996 a decreeprotects all the species of seaturtles,aswell as theireggs, on the wholeGuadelupeanarchipelago.
It wasstrengthened in 2005 by a ministerialorderincludingthe protection of the habitats of the seaturtles
In the Caribbean, there are more than 50 differentspecies of corals. If nothing isdone to protect them, they will have disappeared in the next 30 years.
Researches are made to grow coral in laboratoriesand transplant it on the reef.
- the climate change
- the sea level of acidity
- the use of sun tan lotion
There are 13 differentspecies of bats in Guadeloupe.
Someof them are endemic.
Theyare all protected.
Bats are endangeredbecause man uses a lot of pesticides which are toxic for them.
Findingshelterbecomes more and more difficult for them.
Hishabitat and his nests are destroyed by humansand animals.
Young iguanas are threatened by cats and stray dogs.
But reproduction with other sorts of iguanas isone of the main causes of the species’
Manateeswereverynumerous in Guadeloupe until the beginningof the twentiethcentury . Theywerevictims of massive hunting .
Manatees (between 3 and 5 animals from Brazil) willbereintroduced in the nature reserve of Grand Cul-de-sac Marin in Guadeloupe in 2014 .