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endangered species

one which is threatened by extinction in the whole or a major part of its range.

endangered species

species of animals (and plants) whose existence on earth is threatened, principally by the activities of humans.
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Neither, claims Alan Green, author of Animal Underworld: Inside America's Black Market for Rare and Endangered Species, has it stopped some AZA-accredited zoos from taking the surplus endangered animals they create ill their SSP programs and selling them, either directly or indirectly, to even the most abominable dealers and attractions.
If they do it knowingly they deserve to face the consequences, if they do it unknowingly they should be made aware of the trade in endangered animals.
A tent has been erected at the Global Village, inside, a collection of stuffed endangered animals recently seized by Dubai Customs last year awaits visitors.
The raids came as the Veterinary Services Section began an awareness campaign among those who work in pet shops and leather sellers over restrictions in trade in endangered animals.
Dubai Customs recently reported that 145 attempts to smuggle rare and endangered animals had been foiled in 2008, compared with 119 cases in 2007.
NOTE TO EDITORS/JOURNALISTS: For information on more than 145 Teaching Kids to CARE Endangered Animal events happening across the U.
The big, slow-moving Galapagos tortoise is one of the most endangered animals on Earth, confined to dwindling populations on just five islands.
Not quite your average S Club 7 tour, but for once singing and dancing take a back seat as the group learn about saving endangered animals.
We simply can't continue to use products from endangered animals or we will be as guilty of depleting those populations as the poachers themselves.
Perhaps no other endangered animal enjoys such widespread support for preservation as the manatee, the whiskered, walrus-like sea cow that has been in Florida's waters for more than 45 million years.
Locals in northern Sumatra's Hatorangan village disemboweled the tiger and put the endangered animal on display by hanging it from a ceiling, strapped to a wooden plank, and dozens of villagers crowded around to see it.
RHINOCEROUS horns, elephant tusks and hippopotamus teeth worth up to PS2m were discovered by specially trained search dogs when police raided the home of a wouldbe trader in endangered animal parts.