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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.

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whales

WHALES

In the last 200 years, 90% of humpback whales were exterminated in the world

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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.

guadeloupe s woodpecker

GUADELOUPE’SWOODPECKER

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.

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threats d eforestation urbanization and pesticides the main predators are rats and poaching
Threats: deforestation, urbanizationand pesticides

The main predators are rats and poaching.

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MARINETURTLES

On this map you can see the beaches where turtles come to nest:

: nesting areas

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SEA TURTLES

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

coral threats

Coral THREATS

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.

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Coralsturn white because of :

- the climate change

- the sea level of acidity

- the use of sun tan lotion

BEFORE

AFTER

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BATS

There are 13 differentspecies of bats in Guadeloupe.

Someof them are endemic.

Theyare all protected.

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Bats are endangeredbecause man uses a lot of pesticides which are toxic for them.

Findingshelterbecomes more and more difficult for them.

iguana delicatissima

Iguana delicatisima

Iguana delicatissima

This iguana is endemic in the Lesser Antilles.A third of their population is in Petite-Terre..

threats

Threats:

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’

extinction

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Manatees

Manateeswereverynumerous in Guadeloupe until the beginningof the twentiethcentury . Theywerevictims of massive hunting .

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Reintroduction project :

Manatees (between 3 and 5 animals from Brazil) willbereintroduced in the nature reserve of Grand Cul-de-sac Marin in Guadeloupe in 2014 .