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Andy Threatened Species Presentation

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This student presentation focuses on 3 species: 1 which is extinct, 1 threatened with extinction, and 1 which has recovered from threatened extinction. Aligns with IBDP ESS-SL Topic 4.2: Evaluating Biodiversity and Vulnerability.

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Andy Threatened Species Presentation

  1. 1. Extinct Species<br />Tasmanian Tiger<br />
  2. 2. Where species was found<br />Originally found in Tasmania<br />Also found in parts of south Australia<br />Officially extinct in wild in 1933<br />
  3. 3. Reasons for extinction<br />Outcompeted in mainland due to Dingoes<br />Hunting-Ivory and Entertainment<br />Disease<br />Developments cause loss of prey<br />
  4. 4. Further Information<br />IUCN declared it EX in 1972<br />Impossible for species to recover<br />It is a marsupial not a dog!!!!!<br />
  5. 5. Endangered Species<br />Siberian Tiger<br />
  6. 6. Global Distribution<br />Live in South East of Russia<br />350-450 tigers only! CR<br />Were found in China and Mongolia<br />
  7. 7. Reasons for becoming endangered<br />Poaching for fur and Medicine<br />Habitat loss-Logging + Development<br />
  8. 8. Conservation efforts<br />Laws against tiger killing for medicine<br />Siberian tiger project:<br />Scientist analyzing tiger patterns<br />Gives better insight on what needs to be protected<br />Protecting tigers natural habitat <br />
  9. 9. Recovered Species<br />Bald Eagle<br />
  10. 10. Location Location<br /> found in USA<br />Canada<br />Alaska<br />Northern Mexico<br />
  11. 11. Reasons for previously being endangered<br />Habitat destruction, degradation<br />Illegal shooting – EAGLES EATING LIVESTOCK<br />Contamination of food source (DDT)<br />Was at EN <br />
  12. 12. Why it is not endangered anymore<br />The Bald Eagle prevention Act:<br />Prohibited killing and selling<br />No possession of species<br />Now at LC<br />Captive breeding<br />Nest site protection (breeding season)<br />
  13. 13. Citation<br />http://www.dpiw.tas.gov.au/inter.nsf/webpages/bhan-53777bEndangered: Siberian TigerCitation: http://www.tigersincrisis.com/siberian_tiger.htmRecovered: Bald EagleCitation: http://www.fws.gov/midwest/eagle/recovery/biologue.html , http://www.wcsrussia.org/Projects/SiberianTigerProject/tabid/1222/language/en-US/Default.aspx -Siberian tiger conservatin help<br />

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