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Endangered and Extinct Species . Mariana Calderon. West African Black Rhino. Common name: West African Black Rhino Scientific name: Diceros Bicornis Longipes Habitat: Desserts, grasslands, and forests.

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Endangered and extinct species

Endangered and Extinct Species

Mariana Calderon


West african black rhino

West African Black Rhino

  • Common name: West African Black Rhino

  • Scientific name: DicerosBicornisLongipes

  • Habitat: Desserts, grasslands, and forests.

  • Cause of Extinction: Poachers hunted the rhino for its horn, which is believed by some in Yemen and China to possess aphrodisical powers.


Leatherback turtle

Leatherback Turtle

  • Common name: Leatherback Turtle

  • Scientific name: DermochelysCoriacea

  • Habitat: Open waters and costal areas.

  • Threats: Some of them are taken for their meat, people take their eggs and sell them, overfishing, and pollution.

  • Approximate population: 34,000 nesting females

  • Measures to protect it: Protect nesting females turtles and their nests from poachers and predators, sustainable fisheries, projects for cleaning the costal areas.


Panda

Panda

  • Common name: PandaScientific name: AiluropodaMelanoleuca

  • Habitat: Bamboo forests high in the mountains in Western China.

  • Threats: Destruction of the habitat, interruption of migration routes, and consumption of their meat.

  • Approximate population: 1,600 in the wild (2004).

  • Measures to protect it: Don’t eat or purchase wild meat, protect their habitat, create biological corridors.


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