Example of threatened species?

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Prof.Tee
7 months ago
Giant Panda. An international symbol of conservation since WWF's founding in 1961, the giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) which numbers less than 2500 in the wild, faces an uncertain future. ...
Tiger. ...
Polar Bear. ...
Pacific Walrus. ...
Magellanic Penguin. ...
Leatherback Turtle. ...
Mountain Gorilla. ...
Monarch Butterfly.
mhizzlee
7 months ago
Definition
A threatened species is any species which is vulnerable, endangered, or critically endangered. fur, its habitat is being destroyed for human settlement and agricultural practices. Read more
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2. Gorillas
Cross River Gorillas and Mountain Gorillas are both classified as Critically Endangered and Endangered by the IUCN since 1996 – that is two out of five gorilla subspecies. There are currently only 200-300 Cross River Gorillas left in the wild, and 900 Mountain Gorillas. Read More
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3. Sea turtles
Two types of sea turtles are amongst the most endangered species in the world: the Hawksbill Turtle and the Leatherback Turtle In the past 100 years, the Hawksbill Turtle has lost 90 percent of its population, 80 percent of which has been lost in the past 10 years. As of 1996, the IUCN classified it as a critically endangered species. The Leatherback turtle is listed by the IUCN as Vulnerable, yet many subpopulations are facing extinction. Read More
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4. Orangutan
Since the millennium, the Sumatran Orangutan has been classified by the IUCN as Critically Endangered with approximately 80% of the population lost in the past 75 years mainly as a result of mass deforestation. This awful trend continues to put pressure on the remaining population of 6,600 Sumatran Orangutans that are estimated to remain on this earth. Read More
Orangutan
5. Sumatran Elephant
In the past 25 years, the Sumatran Elephant has lost an astounding 70% of its habitat to deforestation for palm oil plantations, agriculture and human settlements. Less than 2000 are estimated to exist and in 2011, the Sumatran Elephant was classified by the IUCN as Critically Endangered. Read More
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6. Saola
In 1992, the discovery of this mystical creature, sometimes referred to as the Asian Unicorn, in Vietnam was hailed one of the most spectacular zoological discoveries of the 20th century. Yet already, this elusive and beautiful animal been deemed by the IUCN to be Critically Endangered and is one of the rarest large mammals to exist on Planet Earth. Read More
Saola
7. Vaquita
With less than 100 thought to exist, the Vaquita is the rarest marine mammal in the world. Time is running out for these elusive little sea porpoises, with extinction predicted as soon as 2018. Read More
Vaquita
8. Tiger
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