A near-threatened species is a conservation status given to species or lower taxa that may be threatened with extinction in the near future. However, it does not mean that the species is threatened.
Comparison of Red list classes above
and NatureServe status below
The Near Threatened taxa usually includes the Vulnerable species.
Here is a list of nearly threatened mammals. They are:
Here is a list of nearly threatened birds. They are:
- "Guidelines for Using the IUCN Red List Categories and Criteria, PDF" (PDF). IUCN Standards and Petitions Subcommittee. May 2010. p. 8. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-02-21. Retrieved 2012-08-10.
- Category:IUCN Red List near threatened species for an alphabetical list