According to the scientists and the discovered fossils, animals exists in the world since millions of years ago. Till now millions of the species are discovered, many are yet to be discovered and thousands of them are extinct now.
Nowadays, there are thousands of species of land, sea and flying animals that are endangered and very less individuals of these species are left because of hunting, deforestation, habitat loss or their low reproduction processes. Many of them are protected by the local governments or some international Zoos in the areas and environments specially designed for them.
In this post, we are going to list 10 beautiful and amazing endangered animals that are reducing day by day and we may not see them in near future.
Red Panda (Also known as the shining cat)
Found in: India and China
Individuals left in the world: 10,000
Blakiston’s Fish Owl
Found in: Japan & Russia
Individuals left in the world: 1000-2000
Reason: Less reproduction, hit by cars.
Markhor (A species of wild goat)
Found in: Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan
Individuals left in the world: Less than 2,500
Found in: Brunei, Indonesia and Malaysia
Individuals left in the world: Unknown
Reasons: Habitat loss
Siberian Tiger or Amur Tiger
Found in: Siberia, Russia
Individuals left in the world: Less then 500
Kakapo Parrot (The only species of flightless parrot)
Found in: New Zealand
Individuals left in the world: 126
Reasons: Limited Geographical Ranges
Found in: Sierra Leone, Liberia and Cote d’Ivoire
Individuals left in the world: Unknown but reduced by 30% in last 30 years.
Reasons: Deforestation and Hunting
Found in: Pakistan, India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka a
Individuals left in the world: Less than 10,000
Reasons: Habitat loss and limited geographical regions
Found in: China
Individuals left in the world: 300
Reasons: Hunting for food purposes
Found in: Guyana, Colombia & Venezuela
Individuals left in the world: Less than 12000
Reasons: Hunting and trapping for trade purpose
Hopefully you guys liked this post, we’ll try to gather some more endangered species of animals for our fans so we can guess how beautiful is our world and creation of the Creator and how we are destroying it with our hands.
ICUN is the international authority that can declare a species of animal/plant endangered based on their calculations. For more info, click here.