The Cape Shark (Squalus acanthias) is a species of concern belonging in the species group "fishes" and found in the following area(s): Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America. This species is also known by the following name(s): Piked Dogfish, Spurdog.
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Twelve Incredibly Odd Endangered Creatures1. Solenodon
The solenodon is a mammal found primarily in Cuba and Hispanola. The species was thought to be extinct until scientists found a few still alive in 2003. Solenodons only prefer to come out at night. They eat primarily insects and they are one of the few mammal species that are venomous, delivering a very powerful toxin. Symptoms of a solenodon bite are very similar to a snake bite, including swelling and severe pain, lasting several days.