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 fr... More »

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In North America, some of the endangered species that live in the grasslands include the black-footed ferret, the northern swift fox and the peregrine falcon. Other prairie-dwelling animals, such as the mountain lion and... More »

Some types of buffalo are endangered, such as the Asian water buffalo, while other buffalo populations are currently stable. The American bison, which is commonly referred to as the American buffalo, is at near-threatene... More »

The Arctic wolf species is not endangered, and it is actually listed under "Least Concern" on the International Union for Conservation of Nature status list, as reported by the World Wildlife Fund. The Arctic wolf is not... More »

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 thre... More »

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In ecology, a community refers to a grouping of species living collectively and interactively with the environment in a specified area, while the term biosphere refers to the total extent of all of the ecological systems... More »

The Amazon River dolphin, which is also known as the boto or pink river dolphin, is estimated to number in the tens of thousands, according to the World Wildlife Fund. However, the pink river dolphin is still classified ... More »