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Endangered Animals

May15

Animals that are at risk are placed into various catergories to describe the level of threat they are under.

PART 1:

The following 2 links will help you to understnad the various levels that animals are placed under. Have a look at the information to develop your knwoledge.

 

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PART 2:      

-Look at the information on the species list and select ONE animal from each catergory.

-Leave a comment with why that animal belongs in that catergory and one inetersting fact you have found out.

 

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“Endangered Animals”

  1. May 16th, 2014 at 4:21 am      Reply Theo and Dom Says:

    The Bandicoot is a endangered species because people are killing them.
    Interesting fact :the bandicoot is now found in Tasmania


  2. May 16th, 2014 at 4:27 am      Reply Ruby and Angelique Says:

    Critically:The Mountain Gorilla is critically because it has a high risk of extinction.They live 8,000 to 13,000 feet off the ground


  3. May 16th, 2014 at 4:27 am      Reply Theo and Dom Says:

    The polar bearis found in Antarctica the polar bear is a fretting species because of global warming
    Interesting fact: the polar is black skin and has white ferr to blend in the environment


  4. May 16th, 2014 at 4:30 am      Reply Rachel and Angelique Says:

    Critically endangered- mountain gorilla
    There are only 880 left they are about this size of a big bush

    Endagend- Indian elephant there are 20. 000 to 25.000 they have flat legs at the bottom of it

    Vulnerable- polar bears ther are 20.000 left they live in the artic

    Near threaten-narhal there are 80.000 left in the world they have a big stick on there head to protect them


  5. May 16th, 2014 at 4:30 am      Reply Ruby and Angelique Says:

    Endangered:chimpanzee,they are endangered because people are cutting down there habitat.
    They can live up to 50 years old.


  6. May 16th, 2014 at 4:37 am      Reply Ruby and Angelique Says:

    Vulnerable:Red panda,People are cutting down there trees were they live in.
    They are just abit bigger then a cat


  7. May 16th, 2014 at 4:45 am      Reply Breannon Mia Maddison Says:

    The 4 types of endangerment are extinct, critically endangered, endangered or vulnerable.

    Critically endangered- Amur leopards are critically endangered because they are poached by many hunters.
    What new things we learnt: people protect the Amur Leopard

    Endangered-orang-tang are endangered because we cut down there home for paper and palm oil
    What new things we learnt: orang-utans are the largest arboreal mammal

    Vulnerable- African elephant are endangered because people hunt and poach them for their ivory.
    What new things we learnt: Their large ears allow them to radiate excess heat.

    Near endangered- jaguars are nearly endangered because they hunt for wildlife trade.
    New things we learnt: Jaguars are strong swimmers.


  8. May 16th, 2014 at 4:45 am      Reply Jacinta and Rachel Says:

    vulnerable >>>> Australian Sea-Lion
    Estimated that there is only 5000 all together.
    Instead of legs they Sea-Lion has flippers.

    Criticly Endangered >>>> Black Rhino
    There is only 4,848 left.
    A total of 333 rhinos were killed in South Africa in 2010 – almost all in one day.

    Endangered >>>> Blue Whale
    there is only 10,000-25,000 left.
    The Blue Whale is the largest animal on the planet.

    Rare and Endangered >>> Numbat
    Don’t know how many are left in the wild
    The numbat needs to live where termites are.


  9. May 16th, 2014 at 4:47 am      Reply Ruby and Angelique Says:

    Extinct:the dodo is extinct which means there are not one of the left in the world.The dodo is in the duck family


  10. May 16th, 2014 at 4:53 am      Reply Theo and Dom Says:

    The black rhino is a critical endangered animal because hunter are trying to kill them
    Intrusting fact the black rhino live in dearests and grass lands


  11. May 16th, 2014 at 4:53 am      Reply Jasmine and Rebecca Says:

    Extinct- Dodo Bird
    none left
    Flightless bird

    Critical- South China Tiger
    There are only 4,000 left
    Has orange, black and white fur

    Endangered-Indian elephant
    Only 20,000-25,000
    They weigh 10 tons

    Vulnerable-Red Panda
    Less than 10,000
    They are only 2 feet in length


  12. May 16th, 2014 at 5:07 am      Reply Yohan and Andrew Says:

    Black Rhino is critically endangered. It’s scientific name is Diceros Bicornis. Galapagos Penguin is endangered. Because the El Niño heat wave is caused by global warming. African Elephant is vulnerable. It’s scientific name is Loxodonta Africana.the Tasmanian tiger is extinct because its environment is small.


  13. May 16th, 2014 at 5:08 am      Reply Thomas and James Says:

    1. (Amur Leopard critically endangered) They can leap more than 19
    feet horizontally and up to 10 feet vertically.
    2. (Black spider monkey endangered) It is found in eastern South America in areas north of the Amazon River.
    3. (Whale shark Vulnerable) It is the biggest fish in the ocean.
    4. (Jaguars nearly threatened) They are strong swimmers and climbers.


  14. May 16th, 2014 at 5:12 am      Reply Adrian and shakira Says:

    Critical- Sumatran tiger
    There are less than 400
    sumatran tigers are pretected by the law which was made by the indonesia.
    Endangered-Galapagos Penguin
    There are Fewer than 2000
    This is the only penguin species found in the equator in the Galapagos.
    Vulnerable-Red panda
    There are less than 10,000
    The red panda has a bear like body and russet fur.
    Near threatened-White Rhino
    There are only 20,170 left
    White rhinos are the second largest land mammal


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