How is an animal considered endangered?

Answer A species is considered endangered if it is in grave danger of becoming extinct throughout all or a large portion of its habitat. As of March 9, 2010, there were 1,216 animals considered either thr... Read More »

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Is the fox an endangered animal?

Four main fox species exist in North America, with only the kit fox considered endangered in portions of its range. According to the Colorado Division of Wildlife, only about 100 kit foxes remain i... Read More »

Why is an animal endangered?

Shows about endangered animals are regularly on television. Articles are also frequently seen in magazines and news papers. Understanding the endangerment of animals can help bring these animals fr... Read More »

Is the rhinoceros an endangered animal?

Of the five species of rhinoceros, only two are considered endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature's Red List. Both the Sumatran rhinoceros (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis) and J... Read More »

Is the kiwi an endangered animal?

The kiwi bird is listed as an endangered species. The small, flightless bird, which is native to the island country of New Zealand, is related to the ostrich and emu, and is considered to be one of... Read More »