9 Endangered Animals Which Are In The Verge Of Extinction

9. Chinese giant salamander

The Chinese giant salamander is the largest salamander and largest amphibian in the world, reaching a length of 180 cm, although it rarely reaches that size today. It is fully aquatic and is endemic to rocky mountain streams and lakes in China.

8. Tiger

The tiger is the largest cat species, most recognizable for their pattern of dark vertical stripes on reddish-orange fur with a lighter underside.

7. Leatherback Sea Turtle

The leatherback sea turtle, sometimes called the lute turtle or leathery turtle, is the largest of all living turtles and is the fourth-heaviest modern reptile behind three crocodilians.

6. The Saola—An Asian Unicorn

The saola, siola, Vu Quang ox, spindlehorn, or Asian bicorn, also, infrequently, Vu Quang bovid, is one of the world’s rarest large mammals, a forest-dwelling bovine found only in the Annamite Range of Vietnam and Laos.

5. Western Lowland Gorilla

The western lowland gorilla is one of two subspecies of the western gorilla that lives in montane, primary and secondary forests and lowland swamps in central Africa in Angola, Cameroon, Central African.

4. Northern Sportive Lemur

The northern sportive lemur, also known as the Sahafary sportive lemur or northern weasel lemur, is a species of lemur in the family Lemuria. It is endemic to Madagascar.

3. Javan Rhinoceros

The Javan rhinoceros, also known as the Sunda rhinoceros or lesser one-horned rhinoceros, is a very rare member of the family Rhinocerotidae and one of five extant rhinoceroses.

2. Amur Leopard

The Amur leopard is a leopard subspecies native to the Primorye region of southeastern Russia and the Jilin Province of northeast China. It is classified as Critically Endangered since 1996 by IUCN.

2. Ivory-Billed Woodpecker

The ivory-billed woodpecker is one of the largest woodpeckers in the world, at roughly 20 inches in length and 30 inches in wingspan. It is native to the virgin forests of the southeastern United States.

Comments

comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *