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I spy: Have you seen these endangered species of the South Okanagan?

Flammulated owls are one of the endangered species in the South Okanagan.
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September 06, 2014 - 10:34 AM

PENTICTON - The South Okanagan is a vast land full of rare, strange and interesting creatures. And it is known as one of the most at risk regions in all of Canada, according to the South Okanagan-Similkameen Conservation Program.

Most at-risk species can be divided into four categories: Wetlands, grasslands, forests and riparian areas. Here’s a look at some animal friends that are going extinct in the South Okanagan.

How many have you seen this summer?

Check out the slide show below.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Meaghan Archer at marcher@infotelnews.ca or call 250-488-3065. To contact the editor, email mjones@infotelnews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

— Photos in this story are from Wikipedia and UOregon.

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