How are animals classified as endangered?

Answer Animals are classified as an endangered species when the overall population has dwindled to dangerous levels or some sort of major problem may likely arise in the near future to cause extinction. O... Read More »

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Why are animals classified in the kingdom animalia?

While there is debate on precisely how to categorize the taxonomic Kingdoms, the most commonly used is the five "Kingdoms" called Monera, Protista, Fungi, Plantae and Animalia. The Kingdom Animali... Read More »

Animals Endangered in the U.S.A?

More than 5,400 species of mammals exist. Within the United States, more than 410 mammal species reside. Of the 410, more than 80 are endangered, according to the National Wildlife Federation. In 1... Read More »

Endangered Exotic Animals?

The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) considers an animal to be endangered when it faces "an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild." Considered the authority on spec... Read More »

Are elephants endangered animals?

With a wild population of less than 50,000, Asian elephants are listed as endangered by the Endangered Species Act. Their numbers are decreasing because of habitat loss, according to Sea World. The... Read More »