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Endangered Species
• Endangered Species.
What animals come to
mind?
• Can you define
“Endangered”?
Endangered Species
• Would you believe
horses, squirrels, bats,
zebras, monkeys,
dolphins, birds, deer
and mice are
endangered?
Save the
animals!
Endangered Species
• What causes animals to become endangered?
• What solution exists for these animals?
Giraffes? Horses?? 20 Animals You
Didn't Know Are Going Extinct
Jaymi Heimbuch, Tree Hugger,
Discovery Communications
September 17th 2012
Grevy’s Zebra
• Population has
declined over 80%
since the 1970’s
• Hunting, human
encroachment and
drought are main
causes
Giraffe
• Only a few hundred
exist in the “wild”
(protected areas)
• Over 450 in captivity
Mongolian Wild Horse
• Never
domesticated
• Once extinct in the
wild
• Reintroduced in
National Parks
Howler Monkey
• Threats include
human predation,
habitat
destruction and
being captured for
pets or zoo’s.
• Video
Fruit Bats (Flying Foxes)
• Native to Philippines
• Certain species are
EXTINCT
• Deforestation, habitat
destruction, and
hunting hurt
populations.
How would you create a plan to
save an endangered species?