23 Facts on Species Extinction: The Most Endangered Animals


(Malayan Tiger | Photo: Houston Zoo)

Humans are the biggest threats to any other species on Earth. And that what makes some of them endangered, especially extinct. Human activities-related causes such as poaching, habitat destruction and degradation, the introduction of non-native species, over-exploitation, pollution, disease, and many others do harm other species’ survival.

And now human-caused climate change is being considered as a threat because of its ability to alter the food sources, native range, predator-prey relationships, and reproduction rates among species.

The IUCN uses four categories to measure how close a species is to extinction. These include: Vulnerable, Endangered, Critically Endangered, and Extinct in the Wild. And the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species is the world’s most comprehensive information source on the global conservation status of species. You should look at it.

Of course, there are a whole lot of other endangered species that don’t listed here. Here…

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