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A species is placed under the protection of the Endangered Species Act when its numbers have decreased below a minimum necessary for the survival of the species.

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Q: What determines when an animal species is placed under the protection of the Endangered Species Act?
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Its the protection of endangered species

What are the criteria for a specie to be chosen for protection from the endangered species act?

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What are the consequences if you kill an endangered species?

The Endangered Species Act is the government policy that determines how endangered species are regulated. If you violate it by killing an endangered animal, you will have committed a serious crime punishable by large fines and jail time.

When did endangered plants started?

Species were first placed into federal protection with the Endangered Species Act of 1973. Prior to 1973 only fauna (animals) were given protection.

What endangered species live in Florida?

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What are possible solutions fo endangered species?

Endangered species can be saved and their numbers increased by breeding programs and land protection programs. There are currently more than 1,200 species of animals on the endangered list.

What is a wildlife preserve?

An area designated for the protection of endangered species

Are bats endangered species?

Some species of bat are endangered. Some species of bat are endangered. Some species of bat are endangered.

Is the striped dolphin endangered?

The striped dolphin is not endangered, but is considered a protected species. That means without a some sort of protection plan in place, the species would become endangered.

Is the crow an Endangered Species?

No, it is not an endangered species

Is endangered species is a species likely to become threatened?

endangered species is a species that is almost extinct

Are manatees on the endangered species list?

Manatees are on the endangered species list. In the 1970s, the government gave protection to this animal under the Federal Marine Mammal Protection Act. The population of Florida manatees is about 5000.

What do all endangered species have in common?

the endangered species have common is that they all belong to endangered species and can be converted int vulnerable species

How does an endangered species differ from a threatened species?

An endangered species is near extinction

Are Emperor penguins endangered species?

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Slogan endangered species?

a slogan about endangered species

Are igunas an endangered species?

no, iguanas are not a endangered species

Are the kangroo endangered species?

No, kangaroos are not an endangered species.

Is the beaver an endangered species?

No, the beaver is not an endangered species.

Are Tasmanian devils still endangered?

Yes.In Tasmania, it is "endangered" under the Threatened Species Protection Act 1995.Internationally, it is listed as "endangered" on the 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.

What is the main reason a puma is a endangered species?

Humans are the main reason that puma is endangered species. As a species, the puma is not an endangered species. Only the Florida race is endangered.

Why are snakes endangered species?

Snakes in general aren't endangered species. Snakes in general aren't endangered species.

Are dolphins endangered and why?

Most dolphin species are not endangered, but there are six species endangered, some freshwater species included.

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An endangered species is when an animal species or plant species is in danger of extinction.

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