Endangered means to be under threat or near extinction.  When a species/animal is endangered it means that they are disappearing fast or have a very small population - not large enough to survive.

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Information sourced from:

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (2015), [online], available from: http://www.iucnredlist.org/search [accessed 04/06/2015].

World Wildlife Fund (2015), Species Directory [online], Available from: https://www.worldwildlife.org/species/directory?direction=desc&sort=extinction_status [accessed 04/06/2015].

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