Why Are Endangered Animals Endangered?

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Why Are Endangered Animals Endangered?. By:Abby. Endangered animals. There are many endangered animals. They include gorillas to Rhinos even to Marine life. Common ways animals die are by pollution, abused and starvation All of these animals are on the critically endangered list. Gorillas. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


<ul><li><p>There are many endangered animals.They include gorillas to Rhinos even to Marine life.Common ways animals die are by pollution, abused and starvation All of these animals are on the critically endangered list.</p></li><li><p>Western Lowland GorillaThreats: poaching and diseaseMountain GorillaThreats: war, disease, poaching, charcoal makingand habitat lossCross River GorillaThreats: hunting and inbreeding</p><p>Fun Facts:Mountain gorillas live in very high elevations</p></li><li><p>Sumatran RhinoThreats: habitat loss, illegal wildlife trade and genetic lossJavan RhinoThreats: illegal wildlife trade, natural disasters, disease, invasive species and reduced genetic diversityBlack RhinoThreats: habitat loss and illegal wildlife trade</p><p>Fun facts:Rhinos have 3 horns in totalThese animals are killed mostly for there horn</p></li><li><p>Sumatran TigerThreats: habitat loss, illegal wildlife trade and human-wildlife contactSouth China TigerThreats: hunted as pests and habitat lossAmur LeopardThreats: illegal wildlife trade and pray scarcityFun facts:A lot of Sumatran animals are dying because of the habitat loss. They are using most of this forest for Paeso, the paper brandSouth china tigers are extinct in the wildThese animals are killed for there fur</p></li><li><p>Vaquita- a kind of propose like a dolphinThreats: infrastructure and bycatchHawksbill Sea TurtleThreats: illegal wildlife trade and fishers bycatch Leatherback Sea TurtleThreats: overharvesting and illegal wildlife trade, fishers bycatch and habitat loss</p><p>Fun facts:The hawksbill turtle helps the environment by eating scum off of the coral reefsVaquitas are very scared of boats the will swim away at any chance they get</p></li><li><p>Sumatran elephantThreats: Habitat loss, human-wildlife contact and poachingSumatran orangutanThreats: habitat loss and huntingSaola- like a gazelle with different prints and straighter hornsThreats: hunting and habitat loss </p><p>Fun facts:The Saola is a prized animal in thilandOrangutans are captured and kept as pets</p></li><li><p>Dont by paeso brand and liviDont buy things with leopard and tiger fur, turtle shells, elephant tusks and hornsThis can be found in jewelry and clothesYou can also help by donating money to an orignizatuon </p></li><li><p>Everything from:http://worldwildlife.org/species/directory?sort=extinction_status&amp;direction=desc </p></li></ul>