The BioPark has added two new team members who will be looking into plants, animals and fungi in danger of extinction.
The BioPark is now the first in the country working as a hub for the International Union for the Conservation of Nature.
Two workers called “red list assessors” will look for the highest priority species, explore how they’re doing and come up with a plan for saving them.
The BioPark says one of the new employees has already submitted his plan for the Venus flytrap.
The BioPark expects to become the home of leading research as it continues with the new program.