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What animals will go extinct in 2021?

What animals will go extinct in 2021?

The 10 most endangered animals in 2021

  • There are now 41,415 species on the IUCN Red List, and 16,306 of them are endangered species threatened with extinction. This is up from 16,118 last year.
  • Javan Rhinocerous.
  • Vaquita.
  • Mountain Gorilla.
  • Tiger.
  • Asian Elephant.
  • Orangutans.
  • Leatherback turtles.

What is the number 1 animal going extinct?

1. Vaquita. The vaquita is both the smallest and the most endangered marine mammal in the world. It has been classified as Critically Endangered by the IUCN since 1996, and in 2018, there were only around 6 to 22 vaquitas left.

What animals are going extinct in 2050?

15 Animals That Will Be Extinct By 2050 If We Don’t Help

  • Orangutans. Orangutans play an important role in their environment by feasting on fruit and spreading out the seeds around the ecosystem.
  • Lemurs.
  • Hawksbill turtle.
  • Rhinos.
  • Polar bears.
  • Gorillas.
  • Vaquitas.
  • Cheetahs.

Are there any animals on the verge of extinction?

Newspaper articles said just a few years ago that rhinos were “doomed to disappear from the face of the earth due to man’s folly, greed, neglect.” Ever since, a lot has been done to protect African rhinos, and now their population has reached more than 5,000 again. But still, their situation is regarded as “endangered.” 2. Cross River Gorilla

How many animals are on the Endangered Species List?

More than 10,000 species —everything from the Asian Elephant to the Bluefin tuna—have earned a place on the list of endangered animals, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature. But a select group of endangered species face an even greater threat.

Why are so many animals on the brink of extinction?

We are on the brink of another mass extinction and this time, it is faster than the last 5 natural extinctions. Animals are becoming extinct due to reckless hunting and fishing and environmental pollution caused by humans.

Are there any species that no longer exist in Canada?

The species no longer exists anywhere in the world. The species no longer exists in the wild in Canada, but lives elsewhere. The species is at risk of becoming extirpated or extinct. The species is at risk of becoming endangered. The species is at risk of becoming threatened or endangered.