Endangered Species

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An endangered species is a type of organism under the threat of extinction. Species become endangered for two main reasons: loss of habitat and loss of genetic variation. Currently 41,415 species are endangered species threatened with extinction.

Some species currently endangered:

What you can do:

There are many different ways to help endangered species. You can join organization that are dedicated to helping endangered species, some of these organization offer ways to adopt an animal and save it from extinction. Advocate for laws protecting endangered species and encouraging them to be followed.

Organizations & Links

The National Wildlife Conservation

Organization dedicated to helping the most vulnerable species.

World Wildlife Fund

The leading organization in wildlife conservation and endangered species.

International Rhino Foundation

Charity focused on the conservation of the five species of Rhinoceros.