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Threatened and Endangered Animals

Bald eagle

Animals are beautiful and fascinating. They are living, breathing creatures with significant meaning to their lives. A world without animals is no world at all. Humans and animals must co-exist in order to maintain balance and continuing survival on this planet. Yet with the rapid change in human societies in the last two centuries, many animals have not been able to adapt quickly enough to keep up, and as a result, they are in serious danger. This is why taking action for continuing survival of endangered animals is critical to life on earth...

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Recently Extinct Animals: Not Just Dinos

Cheeta: Recently Extinct Animals

The term “extinct” often brings to mind the towering giants of the Cretaceous period; however, this is not always the case. Over the years, as we have had an increasingly detrimental effect on our environment, animal species have been facing the threat of extinction more often. Let's take a look at some of the most recently extinct animal species and the factors that led to their extinction...

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Planet in Peril: Endangered Species

Toucan in jungle

The world around us is not just going to change because of global warming, it is changing right now before our very eyes - all you need to do is open them and look. According to the United Nations, we are currently losing species at one thousand times the natural rate of extinction. That's up to fifty thousand species of plants and animals each year...

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How to Save Sea Turtles

Hawksill sea turtle swimming

Have you ever asked your seafood waiter for turtle-safe shrimp? If not, now may be a good time to start. Why? Fishing nets used all around the world ensnare and kill sea turtles. Many U.S.-based ships use turtle escape hatches, a type of Turtle Excluder Device, which give the turtles an escape path. However, most foreign-based ships don't. The result? 150,000 endangered sea turtles are at risk of being killed each year. How to save sea turtles?

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The Truth About Polar Bears

Polar bear in snow

Polar bears are one of the world’s most recognizable species and regardless of the range of the polar bear’s natural habitat these great white beasts inhabit most countries of the world in zoo showcases. Still, even though these huge bears are spotted throughout the world in the safety of zoo habitats they are a species that are particularly vulnerable to extinction. Wildlife rescue organizations have dedicated resources to saving the vulnerable polar bear; however, the great white beast is not only suffering from factors that are under the control of man but it is also suffering from changes in climate that are devastating its natural habitat...

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The Bengal Tiger Facts

Bengal tiger in grass

The Bengal tiger, also known as the royal Bengal tiger is known as being the most populous of all tiger species. The endangered Bengal tiger is also known for being the national animal of Bangladesh as well as the species tiger Panthera tigris being known as the national animal of India! While the Bengal tiger is known as being the most populous tiger species, endangered and conservationists are currently working to try to repopulate the dwindling population of these incredible creatures. The biggest problems for the Bengal tiger populations continue to be those created by man. Particular problems include hunting, encroachment and cross breeding of species...

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