Manatees, Penguins & Other Marine Life That’s in Danger Right Now

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Marine life is incredibly unique — as are these creatures' natural habitats. Of course, like land species, their survival depends on maintaining a delicate, natural balance. Unfortunately, some of these aquatic creatures are very at-risk and dying at higher rates than ever before. 

From climate change's warming water temperatures to overfishing and increased ocean pollution, so much not only threatens these animals and the places they call home, but pushes them closer to being endangered. Here, we'll take a look at some of the marine animals that are facing detrimental harm and what can be done to reverse these trends.