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Most endangered species are endangered because we are killing them for there teeth, skin and bones or there habitat is being destroyed or there isn't enough food for them.
Answer2: Beautiful snow leopards of Central Asia, the giant pandas of China and the condors of the Andes all depend on mountain habitats, as do countless other species threatened with extinction. The mountains for generations their remoteness has largely protected them from excessive human exploitation, now however they are under threat. Some of these last wild areas are fast disappearing in the face of agriculture, infrastructure development and other creeping impacts explains a United Nations press release. Half of the population of the world depend on the resources of the mountains which cover a large portion of the world's land surface. Unfortunately too frequently mountains are seen as providers of abundant natural resources, with insufficient attention being paid to the plight of the inhabitants as well as the sustainability of their ecosystems", stated a keynote speaker at rhe 2002 Bishkek Global Mountain Summit organized in Kyrgystan. So basically human activity is causing a dramatic loss of biological diversity. Ref Awake magazine 3/22/05
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