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 endanger...
The Endangered Species Act provides for the protection of species who are threatened or endangered and the conservation of the ecosystems the species depend on to live, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The Endangered Species Act was sign...
People should strive to protect endangered species. Since all species are interconnected, the extinction of one could have far reaching and detrimental effects on others, notes Curiosity.com from Discovery.
The World Wildlife Fund, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Earth's Endangered Creatures all offer continually updated lists of endangered and other threatened species. Lists of local endangered are also available from state departments of fish and wildlife.
Among the most threatened species of animals worldwide are the ivory-billed woodpecker, Amur leopard, North Atlantic right whale, black rhino, Javan rhino, mountain gorilla, Cross River gorilla, tiger (including all subspecies), Sumatran elephant and Sumatran orangutan....
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.
As of 2015, the Endangered Species Act contains the laws that protect endangered species, explains the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. This legislation gives the federal government the ability to define a species as threatened or endangered and outlines enforcement proc...