Endangered Species

  • Which Animals Might Disappear Next?

    We've already lost several species to extinction in the modern era. Some of the most recent include the Chinese Dolphin Fish and the White Possum. These creatures didn't get the media exposure of the Giant Panda and American Bald Eagle and worse...
    By KennethSleight October 29, 2011 

  • Critically Endangered Animals: An Image Gallery

    According to Lera Miles from the World Conservation Monitoring Centre near Cambridge, "Critically Endangered means that a species' numbers have decreased, or will decrease, by 80% within three generations." Without a concerted effort to...
    By KennethSleight October 25, 2011 

  • Striped Hyenas - Scavengers in the Face of Danger

    Their body parts are used for medicinal purposes and their habitats are being destroyed. Small wonder then that the striped hyena is in danger of being wiped off the face of the planet.
    By ciel s cantoria October 23, 2011 

  • Quiz: Endangered Species

    Do you ever wonder about the threats facing Earth's animals and plants? Do you know which endangered species are most at risk, and what is being done to protect them? Test your knowledge with this fun quiz and find out some interesting facts...
    By Hannah Whiteoak October 20, 2011 

  • UK Crane Flies' Near Extinction-- Endangering the Wildlife in UK’s Uplands

    The UK daddy long legs, which are also known as crane flies are now on the verge of near extinction. In upland areas, the golden plovers which subsist mainly on these crane flies are said to be suffering from starvation and are expected to reach extinction...
    By ciel s cantoria August 14, 2011 

  • The Florida Panther Faces Extinction: How You Can Help!

    Florida's Panther is endangered and faces extinction as a minuscule area of habitat remains for this majestic big cat. Efforts are being made to breed them and reintroduce them to protected land, but you can do your part to help ensure the future...
    By Bree E. Underwood July 8, 2011 

  • Information on Endangered Philippine Tarsier

    The Philippine tarsier is among the smallest primates in the world. This endemic animal of the Philippines is already endangered due to human activities. Find out the causes of endangerment of the Philippine tarsier and the conservation efforts directed...
    By J.Sace July 8, 2011 

  • Leatherback Sea Turtles: Endangered Giants of the Sea

    The leatherback is the largest sea turtle species, and is found throughout the world's oceans. Once abundant, these amazing animals are now disappearing.
    By Terrie Schultz June 27, 2011 

  • Trouble in Tasmania: Why the Devils Are In Danger

    The Tasmanian Devil is a cultural icon: it appears on coins, sports jerseys, and even in Loony Tunes skits. But the real devils are falling prey to a terrible cancer that might make them extinct.
    By Matt Schelke June 27, 2011 

  • Facts & Information on the African Penguin

    The African penguin was recently listed as an endangered species on the Red Data List. Find out more about the biology and ecology of this flightless seabird, and what has caused the population to decline so dramatically over the past century. Can we...
    By Jenny Griffin June 21, 2011 
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