ENDANGERED SPECIES

Endangered species are animal popluations that are at risk of extinction. Natural extinctions do occur, but human beings play an integral role in animal extinction and preservation.
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  • All About the World Wildlife Fund

    All About the World Wildlife Fund

    The World Wildlife Fund is a forefather of conservation and a plays a major role in actively saving the Earth. Read on to learn more about the World Wildlife Fund. See more »

  • Are frogs on the brink of extinction?

    Are frogs on the brink of extinction?

    Frogs and other amphibians have been dying out for some time, and many species have become extinct. What can be done to prevent frogs from going extinct? See more »

  • How did the bald eagle get delisted as an endangered species?

    How did the bald eagle get delisted as an endangered species?

    Bald eagle conservation became crucial in saving America's national symbol. Read on to learn more about bald eagle conservation efforts. See more »

  • How the Coelacanth Works

    How the Coelacanth Works

    The coelacanth is a real-life case of the living dead (well, kind of). The massive prehistoric fish was close to being left for extinct — until one was found in 1938. What makes this ancient creature so significant? See more »

  • What brought bison back from the brink of extinction?

    What brought bison back from the brink of extinction?

    Nothing strikes up an image of the Old West like bison roaming the open plains. But the demand for fur nearly annihilated this species. So how did bison survive? See more »

  • Why would there be no more fish in 40 years?

    Why would there be no more fish in 40 years?

    According to a study published in Friday's issue of the journal Science, there will be no seafood left to catch by 2048. See more »

  • The Declining Amphibian Population

    The Declining Amphibian Population

    The golden toads of the Monteverde Cloud Forest Preserve, a rain forest in the mountains of Costa Rica, were numerous and easy to find as recently as 1987. Lately, the sound of these amphibians has been quiet. Find out why. See more »

  • The Endangered Cheetah

    The Endangered Cheetah

    The cheetah is one of the most amazing cats on the planet. Learn what is jeopardizing this endangered cheetah's existence. See more »

  • The Ultimate Declining Amphibian Population Quiz

    The Ultimate Declining Amphibian Population Quiz

    There is great debate among scientists about whether the declining population of amphibians. Take our quiz to find out more about what the debate is all about. See more »

  • The Ultimate Endangered Cheetah Quiz

    The Ultimate Endangered Cheetah Quiz

    Their elegance, grace and speed probably accounted for their popularity, but today cheetahs are in very grave danger of extinction. Learn about the dangers cheetahs face and what we can do to save them. See more »

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