There are an estimated few 3,000 Tigers left. They're are pushed out of their habitats by deforestation and rampart poaching. Tigers are most wanted for they're medicinal usage and skins in many Asian Counrties.
These animals use floating ice for resting, birthing and nursing calves, and protection from predators. With Arctic ice melting, the Pacific walrus is experiencing habitat loss.
One of the largest living reptiles, the leatherback turtle has survived more than a hundred million years and is now facing extinction. In the pacific less than 2,500 adult females remain. Rising sea levels in the Atlantic is a posing threat to the Atlantic Leatherbacks. They live to be over 100 years old.
There are 200 Gorillas in Virgina National Park, located in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo, There are said to be only 720 left in the wild. The percentage of Gorillas in the Park has increased 14% in the last 12 years.
There are less than 60 Javan Rhinos left in the world! They are very prized in traditional Asian medicine and are endangered by that. The number of these creatures is decreasing every year. Hoping to be able to save the species, rangers located in Asian countries count less and less of these rhinos.
The Arctic Polar Bears have become the iconic symbol of climate induced habitat loss. Many polar bear populations will be vulnerable to extinction within the next century if arctic warming trends continue.
Once threatened primarily by oil spills, Magellanic penguins, now face a larger threat as fish are displaced by warming ocean currents, forcing the birds to swim farther to find food.
The Bluefin Tuna is a large migratory fish found in the Atlantic and Mediterranean Sea The fisheries are near collapse due to the decreasing amount of Bluefin Tuna avalaible. A temporary ban on the trade of Bluefin Tuna would allow time for the tuna to recooperate from possible extinction.
Every year millions of Monarch Butterflies migrate south to Mexico to stay warm in the winter. The reproductive habitats in Mexico are indangered. The U.S. and Canada are funding Mexico to keep the reproductive habitats safe.
The Panda is an international symbol of conservation. They number around 1,600 in the wild mountainous area of southwest China. The Chinese government is trying to protect the Panda from poachers because they are sacred the their religion.