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Endangered Species By Vinuta & Priya

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  • 1. PROJECT BY VINUTA JOSHI PRIYA MAHULI ENDANGERED SPECIES
  • 2. DEFINITION • A SPECIES THAT IS IN DANGER OF EXTINCTION THROUGHOUT ALL OR A SIGNIFICANT PORTION OF ITS RANGE. THREATENED SPECIES IS A RELATED TERM REFERRING TO SPECIES LIKELY TO BECOME ENDANGERED WITHIN A SHORT SPAN OF TIME.
  • 3. MAIN REASONS FOR ENDANGERMENT • HABITAT DESTRUCTION. • POLLUTION. • OVER-EXPLOITATION.
  • 4. ATELOPUS VARIUS • IT IS A KIND OF TOAD WHICH BELONGS TO KINGDOM ANIMALIA AND CLASS AMPHIBIA. • IT WAS ONCE ABUNDANT IN COSTA RICA & WESTERN PANAMA.
  • 5. ORANGUTAN • ITS LEGS ARE SHORT & BOWED. • ADULT MALES ARE 4.5 FT TALL AND WEIGH UPTO 82 KG. • IT MOSTLY EATS FRUITS WHICH MAKES UP 60 % OF ITS DIET.
  • 6. SEA OTTER • IT HAS THE THICKEST FUR IN THE ANIMAL KINGDOM, RANGING FROM 250000 TO A MILLION HAIR PER SQ INCH. • IT DOESN’T HAVE A LAYER OF BLUBBER TO KEEP IT WARM.
  • 7. POLAR BEAR • THEY HAVE WHITE FUR, WHICH MAY BE CREAMY YELLOW OR LIGHT BROWN IN THE SUMMER. • THE FUR HELPS THEM TO STAY WARM. • THEY MAY WEIGH ABOUT 800 KGS & MAY BE 10 FT LONG.
  • 8. VULTURE • VULTURES ARE DARK WITH SILVERY WHITE PATCHES NEAR WING TIPS WHICH HELP THEM IN FLIGHT. • THEY HAVE BARE HEAD, GREYISH IN COLOUR. • THEY LIVE FOR ABOUT 100 YEARS.
  • 9. ANACONDA • THEY ARE CARNIVOROUS SNAKES. • THEY HAVE SMALL TEETH EVEN THOUGH THEY SWALLOW THEIR PREY. • THEY ARE NOCTURNAL PREDATORS, WHICH MEAN THEY HUNT AT NIGHT.
  • 10. HAWKSBILL SEA TURTLE • IT IS A MARINE TURTLE , HAVING AN ELONGATED OVAL SHELL. • IT HAS SMALL HEAD WITH A HAWK LIKE BILL. • IT FEEDS ON SPONGES.
  • 11. SIBERIAN TIGER • IT IS ALSO KNOWN AS AMUR, MANCHURIAN OR NORTH CHINA TIGER. • ITS FUR GROWS LONGER & THICKER THAN THAT OF OTHER TIGERS. • THE PAWS HAVE EXTRA FUR TO PROVIDE INSULATION AGAINST SNOW.
  • 12. ISLAND FOX • IT IS THE SMALLEST FOX SPECIES IN THE U.S. • IT HAS GREY FUR ON ITS HEAD. • IT IS GENERALLY NOCTURNAL.
  • 13. GIANT PANDA • IT HAS WHITE COAT WITH BLACK FUR AROUND THEIR EYES, ON THEIR EARS, LEGS & SHOULDERS. • IT HAS ADAPTED VEGETERIAN DIET & DEPEND ON BAMBOO AS A FOOD SOURCE.
  • 14. PALILA (Loxiodies bialleui) • IT FEEDS PRIMARILY ON MAMANE SEEDS, FLOWERS & INSECTS. • IN DROUGHT YEARS, MOST BIRDS DO NOT ATTEMPT BREEDING.
  • 15. SOME MORE ENDANGERED SPECIES
  • 16. REFERENCES • IUCN. • Acclaim images. • Wikipedia (The Free Encyclopedia)

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