Animals on the Brink of Extinction
Poaching for human adornment - hunting - habitat degradation - diminishing habitat deforestation bushmeat trade poison - road kill - human-wildlife conflict - cattle grazing - climate change - live capture for live facilities - capture of infants as pets - forest fires - transmission of disease from domestic livestock - removal of hedgerows shark finning shoreline erosion - nest destruction changing water levels
Dehhil Sands Flower-Loving Fly
Dinstinguished Jumping Spider
Eastern Lowland Gorilla
European Stag Beetle
Freshwater Pearl Mussel
Great Crested Newt
Greater Bamboo Lemur
Greek Red Damselfly
Grey Nurse Shark
Javan Leaf Monkey
Little Whirlpool Ram's-Horn Snail
Mediterranean Monk Seal
North Atlantic Right Whale
Oceanic Whitetip Shark
Philippine Eagle Owl
Red Ruffed Lemur
Short-Beaked Common Dolphin
South China Tiger
Tasmanian Wedge-Tailed Eagle
The book ' Going Going Gone' is dedicated to the wildlife of the world, and to the many people who work hard to protect it.
Foreword by Professor Jonathan Baillie, Director of Conservation Programmes, Zoological Society of London
Published 2013 by Bloomsbury Publishing Inc.
ISBN (print) 978-1408-1-8630-5
ISBN (ePub) 978-1408-1-8632-9
Understanding a Status Report
Extinct in the Wild
Known only to survive in cultivation in captivity or as a naturalised population/s well outside the past range.
Considered to be facing an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild.
Considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild.
Considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.
Close to qualifying for, or is likely to qualify for, one of the above categories in the near future.
Widespread and abundant wildlife are included in this category, although they may be regionally threatened.
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