List of Endangered Animals

Filed under: Extinct Animals - 08 Sep 2011  | Spread the word !

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Our Planet is millions of years old and throughout the years many changes have occurred, some of them good, some of them not that good. While animals form an integrated part of the nature’s ecosystem, the expansion of human population, the deforestation and encroachment of lands and climatic changes have led to the loss of many animals’ habitat. As a result, many species are now extinct and, what is even worse, more and more species are now endangered and their extinction is very probable. I think that the human population should be aware that so many beautiful creatures are facing the danger of disappearing, so they would begin to do something about it. So here is the list of the endangered animals nowadays.

African Elephant (Loxodonta africana)

Asian Elephant (Elephas maximus)

Right Whale (Eubalaena glacialis)

Blue Whale (Balaenoptera musculus)

Fin Whale (Balaenoptera physalus)

Golden Lion Tamarin (Leontopithecus rosalia)

Hybrid Spider Monkey (Ateles belzebuth hybridus)

Aye-aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis)

Gorilla (Gorilla gorilla)

Red Wolf (Canis rufus)

Amur Leopard (Panthera pardus orientalis)

Anatolian Leopard (Panthera pardus tulliana)

Asiatic Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus venaticus)

Florida Cougar (Puma concolor coryi)

Iberian Lynx (Lynx Pardinus)

Snow Leopard (Uncia uncia)

Texas Ocelot (Leopardus pardalis albescens)

Tiger (Panthera tigris)

Marine Otter (Lutra felina)

Giant Panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca)

Lesser Panda (Ailurus fulgens)

Cuvier’s Gazelle (Gazella cuvieri)

Western Giant Eland (Tragelaphus derbianus derbianus)

Wild Bactrian Camel (Camelus bactrianus)

Manipur Brow-Antlered Deer (Cervus eldi eldi)

Black Rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis)

Broom’s Pygmy-possum (Burramys parvus)

Northern Hairy-nosed Wombat (Lasiorhinus krefftii)

Short-tailed Chinchilla (Chinchilla brevicaudata)

Giant Armadillo (Priodontes maximus)

Crested Shelduck (Tadorna cristata)

White-winged Duck (Cairina scutulata)

Marquesan Kingfisher (Todirhamphus godeffroyi)

Rufous-lored Kingfisher (Todirhamphus winchelli)

California Condor (Gymnogyps californianus)

Mauritius Kestrel (Falco punctatus)

Hawaiian Crow (Corvus hawaiiensis)

Cochabamba Mountain-finch (Poospiza garleppi)

Gouldian Finch (Chloebia gouldiae)

Blue-bellied Parrot (Tridaria malachitacea)

Whooping Crane (Grus americana)

Siberian Sturgeon (Acipenser baerii baerii)

Alabama Sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus suttkusi)

Chinese Paddlefish (Psephurus gladius)

Alabama Shad (Alosa alabamae)

Silver Shark (Balantiocheilos melanopterus)

Clanwilliam Redfin (Barbus calidus)

Wild Common Carp (Cyprinus carpio)

I bet that you had no idea that so many endangered animals today. Well, this is the sad truth, and even more sadly, there is not much that we can do about it. We must wake up though, and ask ourselves where is this planet heading to, because if we keep it up like this, soon we will have a desert planet. So fight for the animals rights, fight against pollution and try to prevent as much as you can the cut of the forests. If everybody would be aware of these facts, out planet would be a better and safer place.

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