Endangered, Vulnerable, and Threatened Species

Parent Category: Environmental Issues
This category is for endangered species, under any status, on the three major International Endangered Species lists. Information concerning the individual lists, status, causes, and any predictions for the future of these animals, combined with physical and behavioral details.
Tasmanian devils' breeding season lasts from March to May. Femaledevils will mate with dominant males, who fight to gain theirattention. Three weeks after conception, the females give birth toup to 50 babies, called joeys. These 50 extremely tiny joeysscramble to attach themselves to one of the four...
The Grey Owl is the largest Owl in the World.
there are like 560 gorilla rserves
The ivory trade is the commercial, often illegal trade inthe ivory tusks of the hippopotamus , walrus , narwhal , [1] mammoth , [2] andmost commonly, Asian and African elephants . Ivory has been traded for hundreds of years by people in suchregions as Greenland, Alaska, and Siberia....
It is because they are killed for their fur and farmers shoot them if they come too close to their life stock or other animals like hyenas eat their cubs
it is because they can see better during the night and they can't see good during the night. .
when they are around 6months I believe... ------------------------------------------------------------------------- To other contributers: I think this is right if it is not plz edit thanx, Ms.USA
a female lynx leave some of it's urine on a males territory
It's impossible to tell. It depends on how their habitat remains during the course of the next two years and how many offspring are created by the species.
Whales dive to get food. They come back to the surface to breathe.
Emperor penguins are serially monogamous. They will have one matefor a season, but the next year they might find a new mate.
The animals were not endangered at the time they had started to be hunted, however it depends on what animal you are talking about. If you are talking about poaching then it began as soon as animals started being protected (1973 officially in America).
of course wolf spiders are endangered...
Polar bear. all the ice caps are melting, they're running out of space. Whatever ones that aren't killed by another for territory can drown.
I think that a jerboa does have arms. If it wouldn't have arms,then what would it use to eat?
Very active and sly cats. They seem as if they are mini leopards.Ocelots can wonder around trees and hunt birds. They can beenergetic yet fun-sized felines.
Around 2520 red pandas are left in the world but 40 of those are in captivity.
no they are orange with black polkadots the caterpillers are yellow, back, white, and kind of a limy green stripes!
Yes, all fishes are cold blooded!
there are only 7. Five at the San Diego Zoo and three at the are at the Peterson's Zoo.
POOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOP Your inappropriate answer does not enhance your reputation in the slightest. There are between 100000 to 150000 hippos left in the world, the natural habitat is being destroyed, and they are becoming an endangered species
Pandas usually have heart shaped noses.
No. It is listed as least concern.
Elf owls are in no danger of extinction now.
how do subtract 50%from 800 dollars
Lots. Many ecosystems would become so unbalanced,it would take many, many years to repair the damage done to nature
Rainforests are primarily cut down or burned by humans to clear land for agriculture and cattle pasture (by burning), timber harvesting for furniture or other products (by cutting). Rainforests may also be cleared for mining or roadbuilding. A: The two main causes of deforestation in South...
The Wildlife and Environment Society of South Africa.
dogs protect us
Black Rhinoceros are endangered in the following countries: Sub-Saharan Africa Eastern Africa Zimbabwe South Africa Kenya Namibia Tanzania
There were five major extinction events in the past. They arecalled the Cretaceous-Tertiary (or K-T) extinction event, the lateDevonian mass extinction, the Permian mass extinction, theOrdovician-Silurian mass extinction and the Triassic-Jurassic massextinction event.
it effects the environment because the food chain will always lead to humans, then we wont have enough food.
If you meant to say threat, the people are taking elephant's tusks.
at a ivory convention or store with ivory I think
most likely, it appears to be leopard fur but with larger spots andit was in smaller quantities so it was also one of the moreexpensive pelts
Giant pandas are good tree climbers, excellent swimmers, skilled hunters of fish, and their main food is bamboo. An interesting fact is that the giant panda can eat 83 pounds of bamboo a day. red The Red Panda has a long red structure and eats bamboo too.
Box turtles, land tortoises, and any aquatic turtles have theability to put their legs, arms, and head in side of their shell.The shell is the turtles protector/house if someone threw a turtleit would go into its shell and the shell would hopefully protect itfrom the hard ground. Most turtles the...
Around 54 inches tall with a six foot wingspan.
prairie dog and black-footed ferret are endangered animals mightlive in prairie of USA.
Well, this depends on what species you're talking here. Snowleopards are a biggie within the Endangered Species Act, same goesfor the armur leopard (a subspecies, also known as Siberianleopard, they're critically endangered). If you're talking thecommon species in general, leopards are listed as ...
Ya if you glue a knife on it and stab yourself
Pandas are growing extinct. So the CMS parties are protecting them.They might be able to populate and become the largest species inpopulation.
Yes, but since they are very smart, they live in packs where they are safe.
Loss of habitat, Hunters, Black-markets, Pollution, HUMNANS
Female ferrets are polyestrous, meaning they usually come into heatmore than once a year. Under natural lighting conditions - one -two times a year. With adjustment of photoperiod (extra lighting)up to five per year. The ferret is a photoreceptive breeder. Breeding season istriggered by...
There are hundreds of reasons, but some very common ones are, food shortage, global warming, habitat loss, and poaching. Is this what you were looking for?
The Caribbean monk seal, West Indian seal ( Monachustropicalis ), or sea wolf, as early explorers referred to it,was a species of seal native to the Caribbean and now believed tobe extinct. The Caribbean monk seals' main predators were sharksand humans. Overhunting of the seals for oil, and...
They stopped at a Travel Lodge motel and decided to live theresince. This, by the way has nothing to do with the Bible category.
Florida or Hawaii or the Bahamas.
no animals were extinct in 2009 it was one of the only years nospecies became extinct in recent history.
The Wahlberg Epauletted Fruit Bat is not an endangered species. Itis found in many areas of the world and is believed to have a largepopulation
It has been told in the new report which has been submittedrecently that, pandas are having high immune system and so it canbe easily adapt to this situation and habitat.
I actually come from South Africa and poaching is a big issue inSouth Africa! They go to court and pay a R 15,000 find (which isSouth Africa's currency) ($1500) then they are freed. I think theyneed to get penalized more because it is getting out of hands andanimal population are declining...
no, artic foxes are not endangerd and wont be for awhile
endangered, vulnerable, and threatened species, white tigers
Um... They are a totally different species! They have nothingreally in common. Except if you count things like senses.
Nope. They are endangered, and they have a very poor history ofdying in captivity.
They, strangely enough, play with each other like dogs would. Theyare very social animals. They also will hunt for fun.
A Manatee (also known as the sea cow) are not known to shape theland. There is no scientific evidence that this mammal has anythingto do with shaping the land.
A butterfly comes out of a pupa or chrysalis.
I can't find anything for 2009 but the liverpool pigeon becameextinct in 2008 and the alaotra grebe became extinct in 2010. Hopethis helped.
Most of the time Pandas are very nice and docile creatures.However, there have been instances that Pandas have attackedhumans.
Sea otters have long flat tails and since the majority of theirtime is spent in the water, webbed hind feet which are perfect forswimming. Retractable claws on a sea otter's front paws allow thesea otter to grab food. Sea otters have round heads, small eyes,and visible ears.
3 Toed Sloths are mostly solitary Animals so they live mostly alone.
If animals were all gone where will we get our meat? If plants were gone where will we get our oxygen? This is why preserving wildlife is a good idea.
Yes, but they are CRITICALLY endangered.
Yes they do, but they are CRITICALLY endangered.
Killing is a bad thing to do. If that's not obvious to you, you should seek help. Next answer: 1) There are people who believe that whales (along with dolphins and a handful of other marine mammals) are sentient species (not animals), and that killing them is akin to killing human beings. 2...
Three animals that are now extinct are: New Zealand's moa, Northand South America's dire wolf, and Europe and Asia's giant cheetah. Ninety percent of all the animals that have ever lived on thisplanet are now extinct.
Poachers hunted this species to near extinction, for their horn, which was used in quack medicines, and brought an enormous price. The West African race of the black rhino was recently declared extinct in the wild, but other races are slowly increasing, the wild populatipn was over 4000 in 2008.
they eat little animals as it diet as well as bamboo
There are many reasons why some people hate wolves but the reasons vary from each individual as well as their life and in some cases, experiences with aggressive wolves. Most people who detest wolves are merely afraid of them because they are only aware of the animal's body strength and the sharp...
Because lots of people are killing/shooting them!:,(
small fish eaten by whale
Whales are being hunted because people wanna get with them at night. They are really cool and a lot of humans hump them.
King penguins are not endangered. Listed as least concern by the IUCN.