1/4 of mammals in the world are currently threatened with extinction. All animals serve a purpose in nature, and humans are disturbing its balance. When that…
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an adult and baby monkey sitting on top of a tree branch in the jungles
Pied Tamarin, Saguinus bicolor, an endangered New World monkey of the Brazilian Amazon rainforest
Golden Poison Frog, perhaps the world's deadliest frog, endangered
Mark Moffett
Golden Poison Frog, perhaps the world's deadliest frog, endangered
a lion running across a dry grass covered field
Barbary lion by Don Johnston / 500px
Barbary Lion (these no longer exist in the wild)
a black and white bird sitting on top of a tree branch next to green background
Bird conservation - Wikipedia
Dusky Seaside Sparrow - extinct because of habitat loss
two green birds sitting on top of a tree branch
Ara glauque (Anodorhynchus glaucus) - a photo on Flickriver
The Glaucous macaw (Anodorhynchus glaucus) is a large South American parrot. This macaw is critically endangered and generally believed to be extinct in the wild.
a mother rhino and her baby are standing in the mud together, with one looking at the camera
Scientists harvest single egg cell from Iman – Malaysia’s last Sumatran rhino
Sumatran Rhinoceros (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis), critically endangered
a close up of a large lizard on a rock
Rhinoceros Iguana
The rhinoceros iguana, found primarily on the island of Hispaniola, vulnerable to extinction
a colorful bird sitting on top of a wooden branch
Rarest of the Rare Australian Birds at Moonlit Sanctuary
Orange-bellied Parrot in the wild, critically endangered
a man walking down a dirt road with two rhinos
Ami Vitale Photography
Meet Kamara, who spends 12 hours each day looking over these vulnerable, endangered baby rhinos. Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, Kenya. Ami Vitale Photography
a small animal standing on top of a log
Ghastly Yard
Numbat, an anteater and marsupial native to Western Australia, eats only termites, endangered. The population was nearly decimated after the introduction of the red fox for the traditional sport of fox hunting by the English.
an adult elephant standing next to two baby elephants
Sumatran Elephants, subspecies of the Asian elephant, and critically endangered. There are threats to their population, but if poaching continues they may be extinct in 10 years.
a gorilla sitting in the grass with its hands on it's back and looking up
Silverback gorilla -- such dignity
two pheasants walking in the snow with their feathers spread out and they are facing each other
The Gunnison Sage Grouse is the most biologically endangered bird species in all of continental North America.
a black and yellow bird sitting on top of a tree branch next to some flowers
Regent Honeyeater
Anthochaera phrygia - Regent Honeyeater - Critically endangered
a yellow and gray bird sitting on top of a white wire next to another bird
Yellow Footed Green Pigeon
Yellow-footed green pigeon