least concern

[ leestkuhn-surn ]
/ ˈlist kənˈsɜrn /

adjective Biology, Ecology.

(of a plant or animal species) assessed to be thriving, with a distribution or population status that is neither threatened nor near threatened, as categorized by the IUCN Red List: Among the least concern birds on our favorite watches are the sandhill cranes and the pied-billed grebes.Abbreviation: LC

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