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eBook Endangered Animals ePub

  • ISBN: 0717255921
  • Category: Biological Sciences
  • Subcategory: Math Science
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Grolier Academic Reference (November 1, 2001)
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This list of endangered animals is not just about tigers and elephants: other, lesser-known creatures are in just as much trouble.

Learn about threatened animals such as blue whales and leatherback sea turtles. This list of endangered animals is not just about tigers and elephants: other, lesser-known creatures are in just as much trouble. Black-footed ferrets are found in North America. They are members of the mustelid family, which includes weasels, badgers and wolverines. At one point in the 1980’s black footed ferrets were considered to be extinct in the wild.

More and more animals are in danger of disappearing forever due to various reasons, including loss of habitat and loss of genetic variation. The island fox is one of the most endangered species in the US. Chuck Graham/U. Fish and Wildlife Service/AP. While our planet boasts incredible biodiversity, 9. % of species that have ever existed on Earth are now extinct. Of the remaining . million plant and animal species, 23,000 are considered to be threatened with extinction according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), due primarily to loss of habitat and loss of genetic variation - the latter of which allows animals to adapt to environmental changes.

Here are 10 of the world's most endangered animals that urgently need our help. Human beings are the greatest threat to the survival of endangered species through poaching, habitat destruction and the effects of climate change. Read on to learn which beautiful creatures are most in need of our help, protection and conservation. Since 1996, the amur leopard has been classified by the IUCN as Critically Endangered with less than 70 individuals thought to exist today. It is hunted and killed for its beautiful fur, its habitat is being destroyed for human settlement and agricultural practices.

These animals are only found in North America. Saola is a critically endangered animal and is no longer very easy to find. They are mainly endangered because of the plagues and of course their receding habitat thanks to human encroachment. Those still surviving are less than 500 in number. The animal was first discovered in 1992 and scientists have only seen this animal about four times since then. The animals are mainly threatened by hunting and continuous destruction of their habitats through human activities.

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Some animals and plants in our world are very common, like houseflies, cats or daisies. environment the world around us. eruption if something breaks out. extinct die out, something that no longer exists. They are not in danger of dying out. Other species are very rare. Sometimes only a few of them are left. Such species may disappear forever. Ever since life on earth began, animals and plants have died out and new ones have appeared. Dinosaurs, for example, roamed the planet during the earth’s middle ages. 65 million years ago they disappeared forever. Animals and plants need each other to survive.

An endangered species is a species which has been categorized as very likely to become extinct in the near future. Endangered (EN), as categorized by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List, is the second most severe conservation status for wild populations in the IUCN's schema after Critically Endangered (CR). In 2012, the IUCN Red List featured 3,079 animal and 2,655 plant species as endangered (EN) worldwide. The figures for 1998 were 1,102 and 1,197 respectively.

Endangered Animals Of The World - Endangered Species List Over the past few centuries, the growth in technology and human population has had a significant impact on wild life in every corner of the globe. Learn some endangered species facts and see photos of endangered species World's Top 10 Endangered Species List Because of human destruction of their habitats, tropical rain forest species are at the highest risk, as are n carnivores, other species whose geographical range is already small, and marine coral reef species.

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