Endangered Species & Extinction

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By Zach Pearson, Sloan Jones, Logan Seger, Rachel Trench & Charlie Emmons.

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Endangered Species & Extinction

  1. 1. Endangered Species & ExtinctionZach Pearson, Sloan Jones, Logan Seger, Rachel Trench & Charlie Emmons
  2. 2. Human beings are currentlycausing the greatest
massextinction of species since the extinction of
thedinosaurs 65 million years ago.
  3. 3. Addax
  4. 4. African Wild Dog
  5. 5. Asian Elephant
  6. 6. Baird’s Tapir
  7. 7. Black RhinoCritically Endangered
  8. 8. Blue Duck
  9. 9. Bonobo
  10. 10. Of the 40,168 species found, one in fourmammals, one in eightbirds and one in three
  11. 11. Crested IbisCritically Endangered
  12. 12. Florida PantherCritically Endangered
  13. 13. Giant Panda
  14. 14. Green Sea TurtleCritically Endangered
  15. 15. Grizzly Bear
  16. 16. Iberian LynxCritically Endangered
  17. 17. Island FoxCritically Endangered
  18. 18. Javan RhinoCritically Endangered
  19. 19. Kakapo ParrottCritically Endangered
  20. 20. Lemur Leaf Frog
  21. 21. Hyacinth Macaw
  22. 22. A majority of the nations biologists are convincedthat a "mass extinction" of plants and animals is underway that poses amajor threat to humans inthe next century, yet most
  23. 23. Malaysian Sun BearCritically Endangered
  24. 24. Markhor
  25. 25. Monk SealCritically Endangered
  26. 26. Mountain GorillaCritically Endangered
  27. 27. Orangutan
  28. 28. Philippine EagleCritically Endangered
  29. 29. Pygmy HippoCritically Endangered
  30. 30. Red Panda
  31. 31. Defend .Advocate. Protect.
  32. 32. Sea Otter
  33. 33. Snow LeopardCritically Endangered
  34. 34. Sumatran TigerCritically Endangered
  35. 35. Amur LeopardCritically Endangered
  36. 36. Tibetan Antelope
  37. 37. For some species, it’s too late
  38. 38. Bali TigerExtinct 1937 due to hunting and destruction of habitat
  39. 39. Island TortoiseExtinct 2012 due to hunting and introduction of competing species.
  40. 40. Blue BuckExtinct 1800 due to Hunting and Destruction of Habitat
  41. 41. Hawaiian Crow Extinct 2002 due tohunting, destruction of Habitat and Disease
  42. 42. QuaggaExtinct 1883 due to hunting
  43. 43. Socorro DoveExtinct 1972 due to hunting & destruction of Habitat
  44. 44. ThylacineExtinct 1986 due to Hunting andCompetition with other animals
  45. 45. WarrahExtinct 1876 due to Hunting and Poisoning

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