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 activiti... More » Geography Africa

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 Aus... More » Science Biology Zoology

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 an... More » Science Biology Zoology
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