10 Species Near Extinction

10 species on the brink of extinction endangered species animals
Wildlife / Peter Arnold

Giant Panda
China, Burma, Vietnam
Number remaining: fewer than 2,000
Loss and fragmentation of habitat are to blame for the panda's perilous state. Captive breeding and species protection are helping the panda hang on—barely.

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