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An estimated 150 Manumea birds are left. (Photo: Aufa'i Areta Areta)
July 9, 2020

The Manumea is Samoa’s national bird and listed as critically endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (I.U.C.N). As few as 150 may be left but a new decade-long plan hopes to change that. The Manumea population has significantly dropped in previous years due to various reasons which include the loss of habitat, hunting, and “possibly due to the impact of introduced invasive predators”...

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