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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Endangered Animals

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.  Extinction means the end of existence for a species.

The IUCN (International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources) have what is known as a Red List.  This red list is a guide to how endangered a species is - animals are measured on a scale from 'Least Concern' to the worst 'Extinct'. 

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