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Chattering Lory

Where does the Chattering Lory come from? The Chattering Lory’s home is Indonesia. This bird may be one of an endangered species and may not be imported into the U.S. check with CITES for current information. What does the Chattering Lory look like? The Lory’s body is scarlet with yellow under the wings and on […]

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The word axolotl (pronounced ´axe-ah-lot-l´) is derived from a Nahuatl word (the language spoken by the Aztecs) that has been variously translated as ´servant of the water´, ´water-dog´ and ´water-doll´, among other things. These creatures are a species of salamander. Unlike the salamander, axolotls retain some larval characteristics throughout their entire lives, including the gills, […]

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Endangered Birds

There are 403 endangered bird species in the world today. Some endangered bird species There are approximately 320 Whooping Cranes left in the world. In the late 1930s there were about 16 birds left and the American government began efforts to save this species. Their breeding ground is in the Wood Buffalo National Park in […]

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Endangered Bears

There are a total of eight bear species and all of their populations are dwindling. The Giant Panda is in extreme danger of extinction due to its localized habitat and highly specialized habits. There are currently fewer than 1,000 wild giant pandas in 25 subpopulations distributed along the eastern edge of the Tibetan plateau. Luckily, […]

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Domestic Animals Living in the Wild

Domestication of animals is a process that began in prehistoric times. Domesticated animals have been cared for by humans for so long that their habits have been modified to fit life in captivity. But what happens to animals who are abandoned or lost and end up in the wild? Can domestic animals survive without the […]

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Endangered Livestock

Modern food production has changed agriculture drastically. It used to be that many different breeds were used on farms to produce meat, milk and eggs. Today, the breeds that produce maximum output are used to the exclusion of all others. In the United States, one breed of dairy cattle (the Holstein) produces almost all the […]

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Endangered Horses

Some species of horses are in danger of extinction from our world. The Cleveland Bay breed originated in England, in the Cleveland area of Northern Yorkshire, and is the oldest English horse breed. Today there are only about 150 pure breeding mares worldwide. The greatest advantage of this breed is its versatility. It is very […]

Chickens Endangered Species Farm Animals


The Dorking is an ancient and endangered species of chicken. It is the only purely British breed, has five toes instead of four and is the only breed with red earlobes which lays a white-shelled egg. They need the support of small backyard flock owners to ensure their continued existence. Dorkings have been documented as […]

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Endangered Small Cats

Three quarters of the world’s wild cat species are small. Many of them are endangered due to factors such as loss of habitat and capture of cats for the pet industry. Black footed cats are possibly the smallest species of cat on earth and are native to Botswana, Namibia and South Africa. Overgrazing of livestock […]

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Endangered Fish

It is hard to keep track of the numbers of fish in the rivers, lakes and oceans because they move around so much. It also hard to protect them for this reason. Fish which return to the same stream every year to spawn are easier to keep track of. The main reason fish become endangered […]