There are many different species of endangered African animals, with some, such as the addax, facing a more dire threat than others. Many of the endangered or vulnerable species in Africa are threatened by human activities such as hunting, harassment and pastoralization of wild habitat. Some of thes
Some animals that are included on the endangered species list are the western lowland gorilla, the leatherback turtle and the Amur leopard. As of 2015, these animals are categorized as critically endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature.
There are many endangered species in Asia, including fish such as the Sompong's rasbora of Thailand, mammals such as the south China tiger, primates such Sumatran orangutan of Indonesia, reptiles such as the Red River giant softshell turtle and birds such as the spoon-billed sandpiper. As of Februar
As of 2015, animals listed as endangered by the World Wildlife Fund include the Amur leopard, black rhino, leatherback turtle, western lowland gorilla and North Atlantic right whale. Among the factors that cause these and other creatures to become endangered are over-hunting by humans, habitat destr
Some desert-dwelling animals considered endangered and at risk of becoming extinct by the International Union for Conservation of Nature include the dama gazelle, the addax and the Northwest African cheetah, all of which live in Africa's Sahara desert. Also endangered is the Przewalski's horse, foun
Many of the rainforest's birds, reptiles, amphibians and mammals are endangered. These include familiar animals, such as the chimpanzees of Central Africa, and relatively unknown animals, such as the elephant frog of Australia.The tropical rainforests are home to more species than any other terrestr
As of 2015, some endangered species include the Amur leopard, African Wild Dog, Asian and Indian elephants, jaguar, gray wolf and ocelot. The World Wildlife Federation and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service websites have extensive lists and information on current endangered species.
Examples of animals on the International Union for Conservation of Nature's Red List of endangered species that live in rainforests include the giant panda, the great green macaw and the yellow-crested cockatoo, as of 2015. The IUCN estimates that the population of giant pandas is about 1,000 to 2,0
Two online resources for kids about endangered animals are the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Homework Help page and Kids Discover's Endangered Species Spotlight. These resources have information on specific endangered species, as well as on both widely-accepted and highly-debated causes for the s
Endangered mammals include the Amur leopard, black rhino, cross river gorilla, mountain gorilla and the Sumatran orangutan. These are all critically endangered, according to the World Wildlife Foundation.