Are the animals in Ecuador in danger?



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    Yes, there are two critically endangered species in Ecuador, 10 endangered species, and 21 vulnerable species.  The two critically endangered are rat species, the Galapagos Rice Rat and the Spiny Rat.  For more information on the endangered speces of this country see this website

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    Yes, there are hundreds and hundreds, maybe even thousands of animals in Ecuador that are threatened or endangered. This is mainly because of the rainforests in Ecuador that are being cut down and destroyed at alarming rates, and the rainforests have such great biodiversity. All in all, the Ecuadorian rainforeset has about “1,640 species of birds, 4,500 species of butterflies, 345 species of reptiles, 447 amphibian species, 258 species of mammals, and more than 16,000 species of plants (with 4,000 species of orchids alone)” ( Animals in the rainforest can go extinct every day, and many animals haven’t even been discovered yet.

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