Save Endangered Species

WHAT ARE ENDANGERED SPECIES?

Species that are near to extinct or that are disappearing from earth are known as endangered species.

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Endangered Bengal Tiger

REASONS OF ENDANGERED SPECIES:

Species became endangered due to some of the following reasons:

  • Pollution
  • Over hunting
  • Deforestation
  • Habitat loss
  • Illegal wildlife trafficking
  • Natural disasters

LIST OF SOME ENDANGERED SPECIES:

According to WWF(World Wildlife Fund) this is the data about species.

COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME CONSERVATION STATUS
Amur Leopard Panthera pardus orientalis Critically Endangered
Black Rhino Diceros bicornis Critically Endangered
Cross River Gorilla Gorilla gorilla diehli Critically Endangered
Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata Critically Endangered
Javan Rhino Rhinoceros sondaicus Critically Endangered
Leatherback Turtle Dermochelys coriacea Critically Endangered
Mountain Gorilla Gorilla beringei beringei Critically Endangered
Pangolin Critically Endangered
Saola Pseudoryx nghetinhensis Critically Endangered
South China Tiger Panthera tigris amoyensis Critically Endangered
Sumatran Elephant Elephas maximus sumatranus Critically Endangered
Sumatran Orangutan Pongo abelii Critically Endangered
Sumatran Rhino Dicerorhinus sumatrensis Critically Endangered
Sumatran Tiger Panthera tigris sumatrae Critically Endangered
Vaquita Phocoena sinus Critically Endangered
Western Lowland Gorilla Gorilla gorilla gorilla Critically Endangered
Yangtze Finless Porpoise Neophocaena asiaeorientalis ssp. asiaeorientalis Critically Endangered
African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus Endangered
Amur Tiger Panthera tigris altaica Endangered
Asian Elephant Elephas maximus indicus Endangered
Bengal Tiger Panthera tigris tigris Endangered
Black Spider Monkey Ateles paniscus Endangered
Black-footed Ferret Mustela nigripes Endangered
Blue Whale Balaenoptera musculus Endangered
Bluefin Tuna Thunnus spp Endangered
Bonobo Pan paniscus Endangered
Bornean Orangutan Pongo pygmaeus Endangered
Borneo Pygmy Elephant Elephas maximus borneensis Endangered
Chimpanzee Pan troglodytes Endangered
Eastern Lowland Gorilla Gorilla beringei graueri Endangered
Fin Whale Balaenoptera physalus Endangered
Galápagos Penguin Spheniscus mendiculus Endangered
Ganges River Dolphin Platanista gangetica gangetica Endangered
Giant Panda Ailuropoda melanoleuca Endangered
Green Turtle Chelonia mydas Endangered
Hector’s Dolphin Cephalorhynchus hectori Endangered
Humphead Wrasse Cheilinus undulatus Endangered
Indian Elephant Elephas maximus indicus Endangered
Indochinese Tiger Panthera tigris corbetti Endangered
Indus River Dolphin Platanista minor Endangered
Loggerhead Turtle Caretta caretta Endangered
Malayan Tiger Panthera tigris jacksoni Endangered
North Atlantic Right Whale Eubalaena glacialis Endangered
Orangutan Pongo abelii, Pongo pygmaeus Endangered
Sea Lions Zalophus wollebaeki Endangered
Sei Whale Balaenoptera borealis Endangered
Snow Leopard Panthera uncia Endangered
Sri Lankan Elephant Elephas maximus maximus Endangered
Tiger Panthera tigris Endangered
Whale Balaenoptera, Balaena, Eschrichtius, and Eubalaen Endangered
COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME CONSERVATION STATUS
African Elephant Loxodonta africana Vulnerable
Bigeye Tuna Thunnus obesus Vulnerable
Dugong Dugong dugon Vulnerable
Forest Elephant Vulnerable
Giant Tortoise Vulnerable
Great White Shark Carcharodon carcharias Vulnerable
Greater One-Horned Rhino Rhinoceros unicornis Vulnerable
Hippopotamus Hippopotamus amphibius Vulnerable
Irrawaddy Dolphin Orcaella brevirostris Vulnerable
Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus Vulnerable
Olive Ridley Turtle Lepidochelys olivacea Vulnerable
Polar Bear Ursus maritimus Vulnerable
Red Panda Ailurus fulgens Vulnerable
Savanna Elephant Loxodonta africana africana Vulnerable
Southern rockhopper penguin Eudyptes chrysocome Vulnerable
Whale Shark Rhincodon typus Vulnerable
Albacore Tuna Thunnus alalunga Near Threatened
Beluga Delphinapterus leucas Near Threatened
Greater Sage-Grouse Centrocercus urophasianus Near Threatened
Jaguar Panthera onca Near Threatened
Monarch Butterfly Danaus plexippus Near Threatened
Mountain Plover Charadrius montanus Near Threatened
Narwhal Monodon monoceros Near Threatened
Plains Bison Bison bison bison Near Threatened
White Rhino Ceratotherium simum Near Threatened
Yellowfin Tuna Thunnus albacares Near Threatened
Arctic Fox Vulpes lagopus Least Concern
Arctic Wolf Canis lupus arctos Least Concern
Bowhead Whale Balaena mysticetus Least Concern
Brown Bear Ursus arctos Least Concern
Common Bottlenose Dolphin Least Concern
Gray Whale Eschrichtius robustus Least Concern
Macaw Ara ararauna Least Concern
Pronghorn Antilocarpa americana Least Concern
Skipjack Tuna Katsuwonus pelamis Least Concern
Swift Fox Vulpes velox Least Concern
Amazon River Dolphin Scientific Name Inia geoffrensis
Dolphins and Porpoises
Elephant
Gorilla Gorilla gorilla and Gorilla beringei
Pacific Salmon
Penguin Spheniscidae
Poison Dart Frog Dendrobates species
Rhino
Sea Turtle Cheloniidae and Dermochelyidae families
Seals
Shark
Sloth
Tree Kangaroo Dendrolagus sp.
Tuna Thunnus and Katsuwonus species

WHAT WE CAN DO TO SAVE THEM:

Endangered species can be save by following ways:

  • Conservation
  • Ban on illegal hunting
  • Spreading awareness among the people about the importance of nature and wildlife
  • Ban on illegal wildlife trafficking
  • Planting more forests

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Made by:Wildlife Activist Mohebullah Naveed from Islamabad,Pakistan