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Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Europe's Beautiful But Endangered Species

Europe's Beautiful But Endangered Species 


These species were once abundant in continental Europe but now are facing extinction. 

Europe, otherwise known as Old World, is one of most visited continents in the world. But sad to say, many of its beautiful and unique animals are endangered. These species were once abundant in continental Europe but now are facing extinction.

1. Rosalia Longicorn (Rosalia alpina)

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Rosalia Long Horn is a beetle used to be hunted because of its beauty. It is now rare. The Rosalia longicorn is a large longicorn that is distinguished by its distinctive markings. The Rosalia longicorn is 15 to 38 mm long. The antennae can be up to twice as long as the rest of the body in males, and the same length in females.

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