FILE – This undated file photo provided Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009 by IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, shows a Varanus mabitang. The monitor lizard is one of the species that could soon disappear in the wild, IUCN said Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009. Switzerland-based IUCN surveyed a total of 47,677 animals and plants for this year’s “Red List” of endangered species and determined that 17,291 of them are threatened with extinction. (AP Photo/IUCN, Tim Laman) ** EDITORIAL USE ONLY * MANDATORY CREDIT * NO SALES **

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