What are Asia's most endangered species? By Davina Roberts 04 Dec Share World Wildlife Conservation Day on December the 4th raises awareness of the troubles many well-loved endangered species face in their fight for survival. Many issues are due to human conflicts and this is just as true in Asia as in the rest of the world. As the largest, most populated and fastest growing continent on Earth, Asia may be the region of the world where the most animal species face extinction. Having said that there is improved awareness when it comes to the protection of many iconic species like tigers , but many other animals are also threatened, and they don't always get the attention they need to ensure their continued survival.
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Many animals are endangered throughout the world, and there are several species in Asia that are in the endangered category. In this lesson, learn about animals like elephants, tigers, and dolphins, and find out why their lives are threatened. Decreasing Populations Can you imagine our world without elephants or tigers? It's sad to think about, but many animals in the world are endangered. This means there is a possibility that they will become extinct, or no longer exist.
Team Wanderlust 09 March 10 of the world's most endangered animals Meet the most endangered animals in the world, including the Javan rhino, vaquita, mountain gorillas and Asian elephants. Plus we recommend where you can still see them in their natural habitat… 1. Javan rhinoceros An older Vietnamese stamp illustrates the Javan rhinoceros Shutterstock Once the most widespread of Asian rhinos, Javan rhinos are now listed as critically endangered.
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