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Canadian Geographic - - WILDLIFE -

The num­ber of species as­sessed for Wild Species 2015: The Gen­eral Sta­tus of Species in Canada

re­port, the most re­cent ver­sion of which was pub­lished in June. The re­port, which the Species at Risk Act re­quires to be pub­lished ev­ery five years, found that 80 per cent of the species as­sessed are se­cure and 20 per cent are at some level of risk of ex­tinc­tion.

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