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Why Are Endangered Animals Endangered?. By:Abby. Endangered animals. There are many endangered animals. They include gorillas to Rhinos even to Marine life. Common ways animals die are by pollution, abused and starvation All of these animals are on the critically endangered list. Gorillas. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Page 1: Why Are Endangered Animals Endangered?
Page 2: Why Are Endangered Animals Endangered?

There are many endangered animals. They include gorillas to Rhinos even to

Marine life. Common ways animals die are by

pollution, abused and starvation All of these animals are on the critically

endangered list.

Page 3: Why Are Endangered Animals Endangered?

Western Lowland GorillaThreats: poaching and disease Mountain GorillaThreats: war, disease, poaching, charcoal makingand habitat loss Cross River GorillaThreats: hunting and inbreeding

Fun Facts:Mountain gorillas live in very high elevations

Page 4: Why Are Endangered Animals Endangered?

Sumatran RhinoThreats: habitat loss, illegal wildlife trade and genetic

loss Javan RhinoThreats: illegal wildlife trade, natural disasters, disease,

invasive species and reduced genetic diversity Black RhinoThreats: habitat loss and illegal wildlife trade

Fun facts:Rhinos have 3 horns in totalThese animals are killed mostly for there horn

Page 5: Why Are Endangered Animals Endangered?

Sumatran TigerThreats: habitat loss, illegal wildlife trade and human-wildlife

contact South China TigerThreats: hunted as pests and habitat loss Amur LeopardThreats: illegal wildlife trade and pray scarcityFun facts:A lot of Sumatran animals are dying because of the habitat

loss. They are using most of this forest for Paeso, the paper brand

South china tigers are extinct in the wildThese animals are killed for there fur

Page 6: Why Are Endangered Animals Endangered?

Vaquita- a kind of propose like a dolphinThreats: infrastructure and bycatch Hawksbill Sea TurtleThreats: illegal wildlife trade and fishers bycatch Leatherback Sea TurtleThreats: overharvesting and illegal wildlife trade, fishers

bycatch and habitat loss

Fun facts:The hawksbill turtle helps the environment by eating scum off

of the coral reefsVaquita’s are very scared of boats the will swim away at any

chance they get

Page 7: Why Are Endangered Animals Endangered?

Sumatran elephantThreats: Habitat loss, human-wildlife contact and

poaching Sumatran orangutanThreats: habitat loss and hunting Saola- like a gazelle with different prints and straighter

hornsThreats: hunting and habitat loss

Fun facts:The Saola is a prized animal in thilandOrangutans are captured and kept as pets

Page 8: Why Are Endangered Animals Endangered?

Don’t by paeso brand and livi Don’t buy things with leopard and tiger

fur, turtle shells, elephant tusks and horns

This can be found in jewelry and clothes You can also help by donating money

to an orignizatuon

Page 9: Why Are Endangered Animals Endangered?

Everything from:http://worldwildlife.org/species/directory?sort=extinction_status&direction=desc