Most endangered animals on the earth

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Owning to the human demolition of their homes, many animals have slipped into the endangered category. Below is the list of the most endangered animals.

Panda – They are one of the most acquainted endangered species in the world. While hunting is no more seen a risk, the chief threat to this species is the loss of home and destruction of their environment owing to agriculture.

Tiger – Studies show that there are less than 3,200 tigers (Panthera tigris) left in the wild. Tigers inhabit less than 7% of their actual range, which has reduced by 40% in the past 10 years. Ongoing deforestation and extensive hunting can extinct this species.

Magellanic Penguin

Earlier exposed chiefly due to the oil spills, Magellanic penguins, now are in great danger as fish are moved by heating ocean flows, resulting in the birds to swim farther in search of food. Experts have guessed that deviations in temperatures that may be linked to climate change, could have been liable for their movement from their traditional nesting area.

Leatherback Turtle

The biggest marine turtle is now facing extinction. Recent approximations of numbers demonstrate that this species is decreasing. However, the populations of Atlantic turtle are steady however according to the scientists the decline is due to the huge numbers of adults being caught as bycatch and killed unintentionally by fishing marines.

Pangolin

In spite of their rough exterior, these small, soldiers are suffering from the hands of poachers and due to the loss of habitat. All of their species is under threat as they are the most trafficked animal in the world.

Bluefin Tuna

The Atlantic bluefin tuna is a huge migratory fish. Moreover, a provisional ban on the international trade of this fish would result in the damaged species to recuperate.

If the government does not take measures to protect these species, they will soon be extinct.

 

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