Endangered species is population whichis at risk of being extinct because it iseither few in numbers, or threatened bychanging by environmental orpradation parameteres
1. Critically endangered2. Endangered3. Vulnerable4. Near threat5. Least concern
Critically endangered species are speciesthat faces an extremely high risk ofextinction in the immediate future.
EXAMPLES Ethopian wolf-found altitudes above 3,000m in Alfro-alpine regions of Ethopia. Philippine eagle- found in forests of philippines Mountain gorilla- found in Virunga volcanic mountains of central Africa Arakan forest turtle- found on Arakan hills of western Mayanmar
Endangered species are speciesthat faces a very high risk ofextiction in near future
• Blue whale - found in all major oceans• Asian elephant- found in southeast Asia• Bornean orangutan – found in island Borneo• Giant panda- found in central-western andsouth –eastern China
Vulnerable species are species thatfaces a high risk of extinction in themedium term.
•Sloth bear - found within indian subcontinent• Galapagos tortoise - found in Galapagosislands• Clouded leopard - found in Himalayanfoothills• Great white shark - found in all majoroceans
Near threatened species that may beconsidered threatened in the nearfuture
• Solitary eagle - found in Mexico and Central andSouth America• Striped hyena - found in north and east Africa• Southern white rhinoceros – found in east andcentral Africa of sahara• Crowned crane - found in savannah of Africasouth of sahara
Least concern species don’ t have immediate threat tosurvival
•Giraffe – native of Africa• American alligator - found in southeasternUnited states• Red- tailed hawk – found in NorthAmerica, Alaska, Canada, Panama and Westindies• Meerkat – found in Kalahari deserts, Namibdesert and South Africa
• Stop hunting• Don’t cut trees• Make more parks and santuries• Tell friends , gfamily and neighboursthat animals are very important• Don’t use harmful chemicals• Recycle and reuse things