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Endangered Animals

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Kawther AlKhenaizi

on 15 October 2012

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Europe North America South America Africa For thousands of years, the wildlife and people of Africa co-existed in balance. Africa boasts perhaps the world's largest combination of density and "range of freedom" of wild animal populations and diversity. In the 20th century, wildlife faced escalating pressure from a growing human population and its effects. The balance was upset. Approximately 100,000 species of insects have been described from sub-Saharan Africa. It has been estimated that the African insects make up about 10-20% of the global insect species. Insects Africa is the richest continent of freshwater fish, with about 3000 species Fish Approximately 166 species are endangered, about one-fourth of which are at a critical stage. Almost all of the amphibians of Madagascar (238 species) are endemic to that region. Amphibians There live (temporarily or permanently) more than 2600 bird species in Africa Some 114 of them are threatened species Birds Mammals More than 1100 mammal species live in Africa. 221 Mammals 174 Birds 48 reptiles That adds up to and outstanding 1,139 166 amphibians 130 fish 56 insects 2 worms 1 clam 16 crustaceans 19 corals 260 plants endangered species in 166 amphibians 221 Mammals 56 Insects 174 Birds 10 African endangered Animals 1 5 4 2 3 9 6 7 8 10 African Wild Dog:
3,000 left in the wild. Congo Bay-owl:
There are about 9,400 Congo Bay-owls left Rhabdalestes Leleupi:
As of 2006, because of the population has been declining Madagascar Tortoise:
there are about 600 individuals left in the wild. Dama gazelle:
numbers have fallen by about 80% in the last decade. Sea Cow:
population is unlikely to increase more than 5% a year. Hairy-eared Dwarf Lemur: Is estimated at 100-1000 individuals. Pangolin:
In November 2010, It was listed as genetically distinct and endangered mammals Zanzibar red colobus:
In 1994 the population was estimated to be between 15 and 30. Ethiopian wolf: totaling roughly 550 adults. Asia Europe 10 Arctic endangered Animals 1 5 4 2 3 9 6 7 8 10 Gould's Petrels:
Is brought back from the edge of extinction Southern Giant Petrel:
Presently 46,800 . Antarctic Tern: Approximately 100-200 pairs Chatham Albatross: increased to 5,300 in 2003 Northern Royal Albatross:
Estimated total of 17,000 birds in 1991 Tristan Albatross:
Around 1500 pairs. Blue Whale:
There remain only around 2,000 concentrations of 239,000. Abbott's Booby:
A total number of mature individuals of 6,000 Fin whale:
Less than 100,000 to roughly 119,000. Sooty Albatross:
Populations have been shrinking 75% over the last 90 years. 10 Australian endangered Animals 1 5 4 2 3 9 6 7 8 10 Australian sea lions:
A population of approximately 14,730. Banded Hare Wallaby:
Their population is about 9,700. Gouldian finch:
Their estimated population is 2500. Tasmanian Devils:
The population dropped to somewhere between 50,000 and 60,000. Tasmanian Forester Kangaroo:
Population reduced by about 90%. Tree Kangaroo:
Their population is 17.000. Helmeted Honeyeater:
The whole population of birds almost vanished. Numbat:
The population is 900-1500. Bridled Nail-Tailed Wallaby:
Around 500 individuals. Lord Howe Island Woodhen:
The population had dropped to less than 30 birds. 10 Asian endangered Animals 1 5 4 2 3 9 6 7 8 10 Snow Leopard:
Is estimated around 3,500 to 7,000. Javan Rhinoceros:
There are now less than 100 wild Javan Rhinos Green Turtle:
About 30 individuals left Lar Gibbons:
Probably between 15,000 and 20,000 Red Headed Vulture:
Less than 10,000 individuals throughout Asia Tiger:
Population is estimated at 3,000 to 5,000. Bactrian Camel:
Population had been reduced to less than 1,000 animals by 2004 Russian Sturgeon:
only 21-50 left Giant Panda:
Almost 260 pandas left. Markhor:
Numbers between 2,000 and 4,000 exist in the wild. 10 European endangered Animals 1 5 4 2 3 9 6 7 8 10 Canary big-eared bat:
Between 500 - 2000 Caspian Seal:
About 100,000 left European Mink
About 75,000 Pharaoh's Chicken:
Between 10,000 and 100,000 Sea otter:
150,000–300,000 The Asiatic Lion:
411 Asiatic lions were sighted; a rise from 52. The Saiga Antelope:
Population around 50,000 Barbary macaque:
12,000 to 21,000 Olm:
On the IUCN Red List Iberian lynx:
As few as 100 10 North American endangered Animals 1 5 4 2 3 9 6 7 8 10 Grey wolf:
Now there are only an estimated number of 200,000. Black footed ferret:
Today, they are making a comeback, with approximately 1000 individuals . Margay :
The general population trend is now decreasing. American Bison :
Around 10,000 animals. North Atlantic right whale:
fewer than 500. California condor:
Were less than 25 in 1982, though the numbers have increased to 200. Jaguar:
Population is about 600-1,000 Leatherback sea turtle :
Recent estimates have placed the number between 20,000 and 30,000. Florida panther:
It’s thought that there are just 80 to 100 left. Hammerhead shark:
Population is about 10% of what it was 30 years ago 10 South American endangered Animals 1 5 4 2 3 9 6 7 8 10 Mantled Howler Monkey:
Around 10,000 to 20,000 individuals. Baby Pudu:
Is classified as Vulnerable in the IUCN Red List Indian Wild Dog:
Is classed as endangered by the IUCN Orinoco Crocodile:
only 547 exist in the wild The Chilean chinchilla:
Is endangered, with the second-highest conservation priority among Chilean mammals Brown Headed Spider Monkey:
Classified as Critically Endangered by IUCN Oxapampa Poison Frog: Classified as Critically Endangered by IUCN Andean mountain cat:
Population size could be below 2,500 Bald uakari:
the species has declined at least 30% over the past 30 years West Indian manatee:
the current population is about 3,300 North America South America South America's Animals are unique in their own ways. The diversity of climate and vegetation in South America account for the unusual animals of South America. The amazing rain forests of the Amazon Basin, the dry Atacama Desert in Chile and the snow capped mountain peaks and volcanoes of the Andes abound with interesting animals. Although some populations living in tropical, sub-tropical and temperate regions may be able to migrate closer to the poles to avoid the effects of global warming, this is not an option for species that already live close to the poles. When the climate warms, it destroys their habitat and leaves them with nowhere to go. Polar bears are one example. They survive by hunting seals on the sea ice for part of the year, before going further inland until the next hunting season begins. As the Arctic ice begins to melt, species like polar bears are starting to suffer, and they are not alone. Many other species that depend on the cold temperatures in the Arctic and Antarctic may be at risk of extinction.
They need to build up enough fat on their bodies during the hunting season to survive the rest of the year. Antarctica Australia Australia has approximately 2009 non fish vertebrate species (that is, animals with a backbone outside of the fish group). Are endemic, which means they are not found anywhere else on the planet. In Australia there are approximately 312 mammal species, of which 25 are introduced and 19 are presumed extinct (they have not been seen for almost 50 years), which leaves about 268 native species still living. Mammals There are approximately 793 bird species in Australia, of which 32 are introduced and 21 presumed extinct, which leaves 740 native bird species still living. birds There are 797 species of reptiles, of which 2 are introduced and none are extinct, leaving Australia with 795 living native species Reptiles: We have 33 endangered mammal species and 21 classified as vulnerable, which means 20% of our native species is threatened. There are 35 endangered species and 63 classified as vulnerable. This means 13% of our native bird species is threatened. We have 12 endangered reptiles and 40 vulnerable species. North America is a land of varied landscapes that stretches from the Arctic in the north to the narrow land bridge of Central America in the south. The wildlife of North America, like its habitats, is diverse. Within the continent of North America classification only, there are 380 different species that are classified as Threatened. North America represents the most philanthropic nation in the world, but yet witnesses wildlife disappearing right on their homelands. Every one of them needs protection and recognition. Europe has 344 fresh-water fish species, about 200 of them endemic Fish: There live 75 species of amphibians in Europe, 56 of them endemic. Amphibians: The list of European birds is about 800 species long (445 of them breeding in Europe) Birds: European mammal fauna consists of 270 species, 78 of them endemic to Europe (15% of them are threatened with extinction and 27% have been identified as declining). Mammals: As the largest, most populated and fastest growing continent on Earth, Asia may be the region of the world where the most animal species face extinction due to conflicts with humans. The rapid development of land for use by humans all over Asia poses a serious threat to many animal species, and many Asian governments do too little too late to protect their own environments. There are some areas of improved awareness about the risks of overly rapid expansion, and the protection of many iconic species - like Tigers and Giants Pandas - may benefit from focused conservation efforts. But many other animals are also threatened, and they don't always get the attention they need to ensure their continued survival. 83% of our mammals 45% of our birds 89% of our reptiles 93% of our frogs Also, about 92% of our plants.
Plants of course are an important part of the habitat that animal species depend on.
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