Endangered Animals

Gila Monster Venomous Lizard

Welcome to our post of facts, images and videos about the venomous Gila Monster (Heloderma suspectum). Gila Monster Facts The Gila monsters can be found in the Mexican Mojave, Chihuahuan and Sonoran deserts as well as the southwestern desert and semi-arid region of the the U.S. They are one of only two known venomous lizard species in the world, the other …

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The Endangered Grevy’s Zebra

The Critically Endangered Grevys Zebra

The Grevy's zebra (Equus grevyi) is also called the imperial zebra. It is the largest almost extinct wild equid and the and most threatened of the three species of zebra.

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The Endangered African Wild Dog

The Endangered African Wild Dog

The African wild dog, which is native to Sub-Saharan Africa, is a member of the Canidae family. It is also called the Cape Hunting Dog or Painted Dog, and usually roams the sparse woodlands and arid zones of Southern Africa.

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The Critically Endangered Sumatran Tiger

The Sumatran tiger is the smallest tiger subspecies in the world. As its name suggests, it inhabits the Indonesia’s Sumatra Island. Due to high deforestation and high poaching on the island, their numbers have dropped to a paltry 400, making them critically endangered

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The Critically Endangered Amur Leopard

Critically Endangered Amur Leopard

The general perception most people have of leopards is that they are predominantly indigenous to the African savannas, but there is another subspecies which has adapted to living in temperate forests in mountainous regions – the Amur leopard.

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The Critically Endangered Vaquita Porpoise

The Critically Endangered Vaquita Porpoise The Vaquita (Phocoean sinus), also known as the desert porpoise, is the world’s smallest and rarest cetacean. Cetaceans are a group of marine mammals which include whales, dolphins and porpoises. This tiny porpoise was not known until 1958, but slightly over half a century later, it is on the edge of extinction. With about 97 …

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