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The U.S. ranks 7th in endemic amphibians

26 April 2011 Leave a comment

According to the World Resources Institute, there are 195 amphibian species endemic to the United States. That is enough to make the United States rank seventh in that category. Brazil ranks first, with 454 endemic amphibian species.

The U.S. ranks 3rd in horse imports

11 August 2009 Leave a comment

According to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, in 2006 the United States imported 25,782 head of horses, or 10.0% of the world’s total horse imports. That was enough to make the United States rank third in that category. Italy ranked first, importing 78,433 head of horses, or 30.3% of the world total.

Horse Imports.xlsx

The U.S. ranks 1st in horse exports

9 August 2009 Leave a comment

According to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, in 2006 the United States exported 51,182 head of horses, or 19.3% of the world’s total horse exports. That was enough to make the United States rank first in that category.

Horse Exports.xlsx

The U.S. ranks 6th in animal exports

3 June 2009 Leave a comment

According to the International Trade Centre, in 2005 the United States exported $671,162,000 worth of live animals (except fish), which was enough to make the United States rank sixth in that category. France ranked first, exporting $2,138,624,000 worth of live animals.

Live Animal Exports.xlsx

The U.S. ranks 1st in animal imports

31 May 2009 Leave a comment

According to the International Trade Centre, in 2005 the United States imported $2,121,688,000 worth of live animals (except fish), or 18.2% of the total live animal imports in the world. That was enough to make the United States rank first in that category.

Live Animal Imports.xlsx

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The U.S. ranks 6th in mammals

31 March 2009 Leave a comment

According to the World Resources Institute, there are 104 endemic mammal species in the United States, which makes the United States rank sixth in that category. Australia ranks first, with 225 endemic mammal species.

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The U.S. ranks 13th in threatened amphibians

4 March 2009 Leave a comment

According to the World Resources Institute, there are 53 threatened amphibian species in the United States, a number that makes the United States tied for thirteenth with Cameroon in that category. Colombia ranks first, with 209 threatened amphibian species.

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