Endangered Species

Polar Bears
by Roberta B. Turner
The polar bear is listed as a “vulnerable” endangered species. The most recent study (Hamilton & Derocher, 2018) estimates that there are currently about 23,000 polar bears in existence worldwide. But, without…
Red Pandas
by Roberta B. Turner
Red pandas are unique, important and endangered.  They are the only species of their kind and are ambassadors for a landscape that supports over 500 million people, nearly 6.5% of the global…
Bonobos
by Roberta B. Turner
Bonobos and chimpanzees look very similar and both share 98.7% of their DNA with humans. This makes them the two species that are our closest living relatives. Bonobos are usually a bit…
Cuban Crocodile
The Cuban Crocodile
by Roberta B. Turner
The Cuban crocodile is one of the most threatened New World crocodilian species, primarily because it has such a small and restricted distribution. Their main threat is humans, who have hunted the…
Seahorses
by Roberta B. Turner
Seahorses are fish and there are about forty-seven known species with the most population countries for seahorses being Australia, China and the Philippines. The most endangered seahorse is the Cape seahorse (Hippocampus…
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