What are the 10 most endangered species?



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    According to the WWF (World Wildlife Fund)

    1. Tiger
    2. Polar Bear
    3. Pacific Walrus
    4. Magellanic Penguin
    5. Leatherback Turtle
    6. Bluefin Tuna
    7. Mountain Gorilla
    8. Monarch Butterfly
    9. Javan Rhino
    10. Giant Panda

    The WWF releases a new list every year and many of these animals will shift spaces on the list.  There are many different factors that effect their place on the list such as annual habitat  loss, success of captive breeding programs, fecundity of the animal, and population left in existence, just to name a few.

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    All About Wildlife states the following as the most endangered for 2011:

    1. Ivory Billed Woodpecker

    2. Amur Leopard

    3. Javan Rhinoceros

    4. Greater Bamboo Lemur

    5. Northern Right Whale

    6. Mountain Gorilla

    7. Leatherback Sea Turtle

    8. Siberian (Amur) Tiger

    9. Chinese Giant Salamander

    10. Hawaiian Monk Seal

    They get their info from the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species which is also updated yearly. 

    On the website there are links that give additional info on each animal. 

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