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Animals | 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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HYACINTH MACAW (Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus)

The hyacinth macaw is an endangered bird. Read on to learn more about the hyacinth macaw and how we got here.


BLACK SHAMA (Copsychus cebuensis)

 BLACK SHAMA (Copsychus cebuensis)

The black shama is an endangered species. Read on to Learn more about this endangered species on HowStuffWorks. See more »

BLUE-THROATED MACAW (Ara glaucogularis)

 BLUE-THROATED MACAW (Ara glaucogularis)

The blue-throated macaw is an endangered species. Read on to learn more about the blue-throated macaw at HowStuffWorks. See more »

 CAPE VERDE WARBLER (Acrocephalus brevipennis)

The cape verde warbler is an endangered species. Read on to learn more about the cape verde warbler at HowStuffWorks. See more »

CHESTNUT-BELLIED HUMMINGBIRD (Amazilia castaneiventris)

 CHESTNUT-BELLIED HUMMINGBIRD (Amazilia castaneiventris)

The chestnut bellied hummingbird is an endangered species. Read on to learn more about the chestnut bellied hummingbird at HowStuffWorks. See more »

 ELEGANT SUNBIRD (Aethopyga duyvenbodei)

The elegant sunbird is an endangered species. Read on to Learn more about the elegant sunbird at HowStuffWorks. See more »

 GALAPAGOS PENGUIN (Spheniscus mendiculus)

The galapogos penguin is an endangered species. Read on to learn more about the galapogos penguin at HowStuffWorks. See more »

 GOLDEN-CHEEKED WARBLER (Dendroica chrysoparia)

The golden cheeked warbler is an endangered species. Read on to Learn more about the golden-cheeked warbler at HowStuffWorks. See more »

 GOLDEN PARAKEET (Aratinga guarouba)

The golden paraket is an endangered species. Read on to learn more about the golden paraket at HowStuffWorks. See more »

 HAWAIIAN CROW (Corvus hawaiiensis)

The hawaiian crow is an endangered species. Read on to Learn more about the hawaiian crow at HowStuffWorks. See more »

 HAWAIIAN DUCK (Anas wyvilliana)

The hawaiian duck is an endangered species. Read on to Learn more about the Hawaiian duck at HowStuffWorks. See more »