Africa Project - Endanger ed Species of Afr ica...

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QuickTime‹ and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. Endangered Endangered Species of Africa Species of Africa Matt Sevin, Scott Broder, Taylor Flagg, Henry Ross, Maggie Barnes, Tatiana Robinson
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Giraffe Location: Eastern and southern Africa (Kenya, Tanzania, Botswana) Habitat: Savannas, grasslands, open woodlands Why endangered?: Hunted for hides, hair and meat Habitat destruction QuickTimeÚ and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture.
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Dama Gazelle Location: Sahara desert, and Sudan Habitat: Desert Why endangered?: Poaching Habitat destruction Under 2,000 left QuickTime‰ and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture.
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Scimitar-horned Oryx Location: Confined to narrow strip between Mauritania and Red Sea Habitat: Steppe and desert Why endangered?: Hunted for horns Used as target practice for Khadafi Almost extinct in the wild QuickTime‰ and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompress are needed to see this picture.
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Cheetah Location: Throughout Africa, highest number in Namibia Habitat: Open biotope, such as desert, prairies, thick brush Why endangered?: Cubs have high mortality rate due to genetics and predation Inbreeding QuickTime and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture.
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This note was uploaded on 10/07/2009 for the course AS&RC 205 taught by Professor Bekerie, a during the Spring '07 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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