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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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EGYPTIAN TORTOISE (Testudo kleinmanni)

The Egyptian tortoise lives in the fairly arid, low humidity coastal desert regions of the Middle East. The Egyptian tortoise is rare throughout its range and thought to be nearly extinct in Egypt.


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

BLACK-BILLED GULL (Larus bulleri)

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

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)

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

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)

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

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

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

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

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