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threatened species
(english) A U.S. technical classification referring to a species that is likely to become endangered within the foreseeable future, throughout all or a significant portion of its range. These species are defined as vulnerable taxa outside the United States by the IUCN.
espécie ameaçada
(portuguese) Classificação técnica americana que se refere a uma espécie que estará em perigo num futuro próximo, em parte ou numa parte significatica da sua distribuição. Estas espécies são chamadas fora dos EUA de espécies vulneráveis pelo IUCN.

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