Endangered Animals Emily Reynolds EDU 209 8am-9:15am October 12th, 2010
Where can you find Endangered Animals? Endangered Animals are on every continent. Around 5000 different endangered animals today. 500 extinctions have occurred in this century.
What does “Endangered” mean? Endangered Animal: An animal at risk of becoming extinct because of human activity such as hunting or changes in climate. The United States Fish and Wildlife Services determines which animals are on the list.
Familiar Animals from around the World Some endangered animals can be found in zoos. You would be very lucky to spot them in the wild.
Coastal storms threaten the safety of the eggs that are nested on the beach.
Sea turtles can get caught in fishing nets and hooks.
Endangered Animals in Michigan Michigan is home to some endangered animals. The majority of Michigan’s endangered animals are insects, bats, and birds. Remember to be careful of endangered animals that may live in your backyard!