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ENDANGERED ANIMALS

Polar
Bear
The first place on our list is occupied by the polar bear,
which could disappear as a species within 50 years.

Bengal Tiger

Due to climate change and sea level rise, about


70% of its habitat could be lost before 2060.

Kangaro
o
Due to global
warming,
Australia's most
iconic species, the
kangaroo, could
disappear within a
few years.

Whales

Commercial hunting and "research" by Japan, maritime traffic, pollution of


the seas, climate change and phenomena such as "El Nio" or "La Nia"
threaten the life of whales in the world. The most committed species are:
the humpback, blue, frank, fin, sperm whale and sei.

Penguins
The four main
species of
penguins living
in Antarctica are
threatened with
extinction
because of
global warming.

Orangutan

Orangutans are hunted as trophies, and humans are destroying their


habitat. They could become extinct within the next 40 years.

Elephant

The elephant's main enemy remains


poachers seeking their ivory.

Sea turtle
Commercial
fishing and the
destruction by
man of nesting
areas on the
beaches
threaten to
wipe out a
species that
has been