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Q: Is the chinchilla endangered near extinction or threatened?
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How does an endangered species differ from a threatened species?

An endangered species is near extinction

Why is a gray wolf endangered?

The gray wolf, as a species, is not endangered. It is classified as a species of least concern. Only a few subspecies are threatened or endangered.

Is a narwhal endangered or threatened?

Neither. Its near threatened.

How endangered is the striped hyena?

Striped Hyenas Are Not Endangered. They Are Near Threatened. So There Conservation Status Is Not Threatened.

Is a okapi endangered?

Near Threatened

Are leapords endangered?

They are near threatened.

Are pumas an endangered animal?

Yes, pumas are under the category "near threatened" on the conservation chart.

Is the bongo endangered?

The bongo antelope is listed as near threatened, not endangered.

When did leopards become endangered?

Leopards are not endangered. They are near threatened.

Are narwhal whales extinct or endangered?

Narwhals are near threatened, which means they are close close to becoming endangered

Are rhea endangered?

No, listed as "Near Threatened".

Why is the Gentoo Penguin endangered?

It is near threatened

Are Inca tern endangered?

They are "near threatened".

How close is the chinchilla to extinction?

not close at all. many people have one, and they are inreasingly popular pets. This is somewhat incorrect. Yes, many people have them as pets, however, in the wild they are critically endangered and near extinction (last assessed by the IUCN in 2008. When we talk about extinction we do distinguish between in the wild and in captivity.

Do jaguars face extinction?

Jaguars are not currently listed as endangered except for a small population in the southwestern United States. Overall they are listed as "Near Threatened."

Why are jaguars not endangered?

They are endangered Jaguars are not endangered, but listed as "Near Threatened" by the IUCN.

What do you call a group of animals near extinction?


Is the jaguar in danger of extinction?

Not at the present. Listed as near threatened.

When did the sand cat make the endangered list?

It is classified as Near Threatened, not endangered.

Why is the Jaguar animal endangered?

The jaguar is listed as near threatened by the IUCN, not endangered.

When did the jaguar become an endangered species?

The jaguar is not considered an endangered species, is listed as "near threatened" by the IUCN.

When is a species classified as being endangered?

An endangered species is a population of organisms which is at risk of becoming extinct because it is either few in numbers, or threatened by changing environmental or predation parameters. A species is generally considered endangered if it is in danger of extinction throughout all or a significant portion of its range. There are 9 classifications when rating the conservation status of a species. They are: * Least Concern * Near Threatened * Conservation Dependent * Threatened * Vulnerable * Endangered * Critically Endangered * Extinct In The Wild * Extinct Currently, 1,556 known species in the world have been identified as endangered, or near extinction, and are under protection by government law. Some examples of endangered mammals include the African Elephant, The Right Whale, The Giant Panda, and the Snow Leopard.

Why are parma wallabies endangered?

they aren't they are near threatened :)

Is the Ivory Gull endangered?

No, but it is listed as near threatened.

Is the manta ray endangered?

No, although they are 'Near Threatened' which is very close to becoming endangered.