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Conservation status
Risk of extinction

Extinct in the Wild


Critically Endangered

Lower risk

Conservation Dependent
Near Threatened
Least Concern

See also

World Conservation Union
IUCN Red List

Diagram of Near Threatened in relation to other IUCN categories.

Near Threatened (NT) is a conservation status given to species or lower taxa that may be threatened with extinction in the near future. However, it does not mean that the species is threatened.[1]

The Near Threatened taxa usually includes the Vulnerable species.


  1. [ "Guidelines for Using the IUCN Red List Categories and Criteria, PDF"]. IUCN Standards and Petitions Subcommittee. May 2010. pp. 8. Retrieved 2012-08-10. 

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