https://www.nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/endangered-species/

Mar 17, 2011 ... An endangered species is a type of organism that is threatened by extinction. Species become endangered for two main reasons: loss of ...

https://www.epa.gov/endangered-species/learn-more-about-threatened-and-endangered-species

Feb 15, 2018 ... There are over 1,300 endangered or threatened species in the United States today. Endangered species are those plants and animals that ...

https://www.factmonster.com/math-science/biology/plants-animals/why-do-animals-become-endangered

Humans are largely responsible when animals become extinct, endangered or threatened. Here are some reasons why animals become endangered: ...

https://www.wonderopolis.org/wonder/how-does-a-species-become-endangered/

Today, many of us are aware that certain animals, such as rhinos and polar bears , are endangered species. What many might not realize, though, is that the ...

https://greentumble.com/10-reasons-why-species-become-endangered/

Jul 27, 2018 ... The extinction rate of species today is more than 1000 times higher than the natural extinction rate. Explore the 10 reasons why species ...

https://www.nwf.org/Educational-Resources/Wildlife-Guide/Understanding-Conservation/Endangered-Species

An endangered species is an animal or plant that's considered at risk of extinction. A species can be listed as endangered at the state, federal, and international ...

http://idahoptv.org/sciencetrek/topics/endangered_species/facts.cfm

There are many reasons species become endangered. These include such things as habitat loss, competition from other species for food and other resources, ...

https://www.amnh.org/explore/ology/earth/ask-a-scientist-about-our-environment/why-are-so-many-animals-endangered

An animal is called endangered when there are so few of its kind left that it is in danger of becoming extinct — disappearing from the world forever. There are ...

https://awionline.org/content/endangered-species

“Threatened” species, under the ESA, are species that are likely to become endangered, and “endangered” species are those that are “in danger of extinction ...

https://www.thoughtco.com/how-species-become-endangered-1181928

Sep 26, 2018 ... There are a number of factors that cause species to become endangered, but human destruction of natural habits is the leading cause.