Thursday, 6 October 2011

Endangered animals Around the world.

Facts about endangered animals
Presently there are 38 known species of mammals that are extinct. However, of them there are some that are kept in captivity with scientists trying to save them from going extinct.
With global warming becoming a major issue, the fact is the existing 28,270 animal species of mammals are threatened by the harms done to the planet.
6,524 vertebrate-species were listed as threatened, in the year 2006. In the same year – 2006 – 2,101 invertebrate-species were listed to be threatened.
  1. In 2006, 253 fish-species were listed as critically endangered.
  2. In 2006, 442 amphibian-species were listed as critically endangered.
  3. 81 species of animals are considered extinct or critically endangered, as well as endangered or vulnerable.
  4. The number of animal listed in the U.S.A., is 935.
  5. There are over 1,000 animal species that are endangered at varied levels, across the world.
  6. The endangered animal species are classified into the following for categories:
  7. The vulnerable species :
  8. They are not a threatened species, but are at risk because of their natural declining numbers.
  9. The threatened species :
  10. This is that category of species that are adequate in numbers, but are facing high-risk in their natural surroundings that can lead to the probability of extinction. Examples of such species are eastern indigo snake and the red kangaroo.
  11. The endangered species :
  12. This category includes species that are in the immediate probability of becoming extinct. These species require protection to exist. Examples of such species are the Siberian tiger, the southern sea otter, the snow leopard, etc.
  13. The extinct species :
  14. This category of animal-species includes those that are not in existence at all. Examples include the passenger pigeon, dodo, Stegosaurus, 


Common Name                Range 
Agile Gibbon                   Indonesia (Kalimantan, Sumatra),    Malay
                                      Peninsula, Thailand
Arabian Gazelle              Arabian Peninsula, Palestine, Sinai
Argali                             Afghanistan, China, India, Kazakhstan, Nepal,
                                      Pakistan, Russia, Uzbekistan
Asian Elephant               South-Central and Southeastern Asia
Asian Golden Cat            China, Indonesia (Sumatra), Nepal, South east
Asian Leopard Cat          India, Japan (Iriomote Island, Ryukyu Islands),
                                      Southeast Asia
Asiatic Black Bear          Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia,
                                      China, India, Iran, Japan, Korea, Laos, Myanmar,
                                      Nepal, Pakistan, Russia, Thailand, Vietnam
Asiatic Lion                    Turkey to India
Babirusa                         Indonesia
Bornean Orangutan        Borneo
Brown Bear                    China (Tibet), Italy, Mexican Holarctic
Bumblebee Bat               Thailand
Cheetah                          Africa to India
Chinese River Dolphin    China
Clouded Leopard             Southeastern and South-Central Asia, Taiwan
Dhole                              Asia, Middle East
Dorcas Gazelle                Algeria, Arabian Peninsula, Iraq, Israel, Jordan,
                                       Morocco, Somalia, Syria, Tunisia
Douc Langur                   Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam
Dugong                           East Africa to Southern Japan
Formosan Yellow-throated Marten    Taiwan
Giant Panda                     China
Goitered Gazelle              Asia, Europe, Middle East
Indus River Dolphin         Pakistan (Indus R. and tributaries)
Javan Rhinoceros             Bangladesh, Burma, Indochinese Peninsula,
                                        Indonesia, Malaysia, Sikkim, Thailand
Leopard                           Africa, Asia, Middle East
Malabar Large-spotted Civet      India
Markhor                           Afghanistan, Pakistan
Mediterranean Monk Seal   Mediterranean Sea, Northwest African 
                                        Coast and Black Sea
Mongolian Beaver             Mongolia
Persian Fallow Deer          Iran, Iraq
Proboscis Monkey             Borneo
Przewalski's Horse            China, Mongolia
Ryukyu Rabbit                  Japan (Ryukyu Islands)
Saiga Antelope                 Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Russia, Turkmenistan,
Sand Cat                          Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
Seladang                          Bangladesh, India, Southeast Asia
Siamang                           Indonesia, Malaysia
Sika Deer                         China, Japan, Taiwan
Snow Leopard                  Central Asia, Middle East
Spotted Linsang               Assam, Burma, Cambodia, Laos, Nepal,
Steller Sea-lion                Alaska, California, Canada, North Pacific
                                        Ocean,Oregon, Russia, Washington
Striped Hyena                  Asia, Africa, and the Middle East, Europe
Tiger                                Temperate and Tropical Asia
Visayan Deer                    Philippines
Wild Yak                           China (Tibet), India

1 comment:

  1. I need the list of more extinct and endangered species means I am not statisfied by this I hope you will try it is good but not so