Durrell's Vontsira

Durrell's Vontsira

Published on 10 November 2021

this is an endangered species

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Transcript
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Durrell's Vontsira
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By: Antoine
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Durrell's Vontsirasare anEndangered Species
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Only a few hundred Durrell's Vontsirasstill live in East Madagascar
00:28
Characteristics
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It needs aquatic life
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It is a carnivore
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It is a mammal
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It breathes air 
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Why are they endangered ?
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They are hunted for their sharp teeth to make jewelry and weapons
00:59
Local mining and pollution are destroying its habitat
01:09
They have less fish available to eat because of over fishing in the lakes
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Proposed Changes
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Suggest using stones for weapons and explain the negative affects of hunting to the locals
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Work with schools to teach kids how to protect the Durrell's Vontsira's habitat
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Create fishing limits
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Make Durrell's Vontsira the National Protected Animal of Madagascar
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Help us save the Durrell's Vontsira!