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  1. 1. Deforestation and effects on Animals By Jessica W
  2. 2. Endangered Species
  3. 3. The Giant Panda <ul><li>The Giant Pandas are endangered because of the decrease in their habitat and from the shortage of food. The Giant pandas are seriously endangered species but there are conservation groups trying to help in many different ways. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Sumatran Oragutan <ul><li>Sumatran Orangutans may be gone in 2015. </li></ul><ul><li>This is caused by deforestation/logging. </li></ul><ul><li>8640 square kilometres left of Orangutan habitat is left. 80 percent of deforestation is in Sumatran's Pentlands. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Sumatran Tiger <ul><li>The Sumatran tiger is endangered because of deforestation. </li></ul><ul><li>In the past 22 years 30 acres has been lost because of deforestation. </li></ul><ul><li>It is also because habitat fragmentation, tigers have been fenced off because of how much harm they can do to humans as well as themselves. </li></ul>
  6. 6. What Makes Animals Disappear?
  7. 7. <ul><li>Habitats destroyed </li></ul><ul><li>Habitats have been destroyed because of urban development, mining, bush lands cleared, cut down trees, industrial activities and weeds and pests. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Land Clearing <ul><li>Lands have been cleared to build homes for people and to make cities and roads. They are cleared for farmlands. Land clearing has a major effect for people and it has a big effect on animals. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Pests <ul><li>Introduced species are a big threat to the native wild life. The native animals could be threatened by the introduced species and could be in danger. Animals like frogs, lizards, insects and birds are food to wild dogs and cats. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Small Populations <ul><li>The reduction in animal populations creates a high risk of extinction. Animals could be killed and it can cause genetic defects. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Palm Oil
  12. 12. <ul><li>Palm oil is the greatest threat to animals. People clear 300 football fields per hour. To clear land people set fire to the land and it becomes uncontrolled burning which leads to Orangutans being burnt to death. If orangutans survive they will have nothing to eat and will not survive. </li></ul>
  13. 13. What is Palm Oil?
  14. 14. <ul><li>Palm oil is a form of vegetable oil. It is a produced edible oil. </li></ul><ul><li>Palm oil is used for food, cosmetics and house hold products. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Some food with palm oil in it
  16. 16. More Information
  17. 17. Orangutan <ul><li>In 2004 4000 to 6000 orangutans lived. Now its 14% less than what it was. People are doing eco tours to make people aware of what is happening. The orangutan is endangered because people want palm oil and rubber tree plantations. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Quiz <ul><li>What are the tours called to make people aware of what is happening to orangutans? </li></ul><ul><li>Eco Tours </li></ul><ul><li>How many football fields are cleared per hour? </li></ul><ul><li>300 football fields per hour </li></ul><ul><li>Palm oil is a form of what? </li></ul><ul><li>Vegetable Oil </li></ul>
  19. 19. Bibliography <ul><li>Http:// </li></ul><ul><li>http://Kids. mongbay .com </li></ul><ul><li>http: //econews </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Endangered Animals by Greg Pyers </li></ul>