10 Facts About Endangered Species
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10 Facts About Endangered Species

by elliegogoladze

FIRST

An endangered species is one whose numbers are so small that it is at risk of extinction.

SECOND

A species is defined as endangered or threatened when it is suffers from these factors: damage to its habitat for recreational, or entertainment purposes; disease or predation of the species; and

THIRD

A species is declared extinct after many years of not being spotted. Because it takes so long to define an entire species as extinct, it is probable that there are many species already gone that

FORTH

Rangers are on the frontlines of conservation to protect some of the world's most endangered species like tigers, elephants and rhinos. Send thank-you cards to those who protect endangered specie

FIFTH

Extinction is a natural phenomenon, it occurs at a natural “background” rate of about one to five species per year. Scientists estimate we’re now losing species at 1,000 to 10,000 times the “back

SIXTH

As many as 30 to 50 percent of all species are possibly heading toward extinction by mid-century.

SEVENTH

99% of currently threatened species are at risk from human activities, primarily those driving habitat loss, introduction of exotic species, and global warming

EIGHTH

The Endangered Species Act of 1973 (ESA) protects registered endangered species by removing them from the “take” list, which makes it unlawful for a person to shoot, harm, capture, trap, or attem

NINTH

The World Wildlife Organization focuses on saving certain species that help sustain other species. They protect wildlife such as pandas, whales, rhinos, marine turtles, primates, polar bears, and

TENTH

Freshwater ecosystems are home to more than 100,000 known species of plants and animals, and are now one of the most endangered habitats in the world as a result of human development, pollution,

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a year agoReply
great post :O I had no clue the situation was so bad.....thank you for sharing

sueCommabassadori'm strong
a year agoReply
this is seriously terrible......is anything being done about this? thanks for making this @elliegogoladze

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a year agoReply
😱😱😱😱😱 I wish more ppl knew this. Something we can do something about

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a year agoReply
this is so sad :( :( is it really true that so many animals are at risk of becoming extinct????????