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Which Mammals Have Gone Extinct In The Last Century?

With extinction always a threat to animals, I wanted to find out which animals had gone extinct in the last 100 years in North America. Here are ten mammals that will never be seen in North America again. Mexican Grizzly Bear The Mexican grizzly bear is a subspecies of brown bear that has gone extinct. …

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10 Of The Most Endangered Mammals In North America

In 1973, the Endangered Species Act (ESA) was passed, as concern had been expressed over the nation’s native animals becoming extinct. The ESA was bought in to protect and recover species.  The ESA is administered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) for land mammals.  For marine mammals, the Commerce Department’s National Marine Fisheries …

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Which Mammals Are Near Threatened In North America?

The International Union for Conservation of Nature’s Red List of Threatened Species is a comprehensive source of information for animals’ global conservation. The IUCN states, “A taxon is Near Threatened (NT) when it has been evaluated against the criteria but does not qualify for Critically Endangered, Endangered or Vulnerable now, but is close to qualifying …

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Which Mammals Are Endangered in North America?

The International Union for Conservation of Nature’s Red List of Threatened Species has a list of all endangered mammals in North America. The IUCN states, “A taxon is Endangered (EN) when the best available evidence indicates that it meets any of the criteria A to E for Endangered, and it is therefore considered to be facing a very high risk of …

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10 Ways To Save Wildlife And Why We Should

Without animals and plants, our lives would not be possible. I wanted to share ten ideas on how we can save wildlife. The term wildlife doesn’t only address wild animals but all undomesticated animals, including birds and insects. To ensure the ecosystem is balanced correctly, all living animals should be protected and saved.  There are …

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Why Is The IUCN Red List Important?

The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) publishes the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. This list identifies and helps determine if a species of plant, wildlife, or bird are threatened or at risk of extinction.  The IUCN Red List is used for scientific research to inform policies, influence fund allocations, and guide …

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U.S. Wildlife Protection Organizations

The protection of wildlife considers all undomesticated life forms, including wild animals, birds, insects, plants, fungi, and microscopic organisms. These are possibly in danger due to increased human hunting, changes in the climate, and activities altering their habitats. Many associations in North America are concerned about the effect we are having on our surroundings. Many …

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