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Endangered Species By Vinuta & Priya Endangered Species By Vinuta & Priya Presentation Transcript

  • PROJECT BY VINUTA JOSHI PRIYA MAHULI ENDANGERED SPECIES
  • 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.
  • MAIN REASONS FOR ENDANGERMENT
    • HABITAT DESTRUCTION.
    • POLLUTION.
    • OVER-EXPLOITATION.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • ISLAND FOX
    • IT IS THE SMALLEST FOX SPECIES IN THE U.S.
    • IT HAS GREY FUR ON ITS HEAD.
    • IT IS GENERALLY NOCTURNAL.
  • 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.
  • PALILA (Loxiodies bialleui)
    • IT FEEDS PRIMARILY ON MAMANE SEEDS, FLOWERS & INSECTS.
    • IN DROUGHT YEARS, MOST BIRDS DO NOT ATTEMPT BREEDING.
  • SOME MORE ENDANGERED SPECIES
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  • REFERENCES
    • IUCN.
    • Acclaim images.
    • Wikipedia (The Free Encyclopedia)