endangered species

Information about endangered species

Published on January 15, 2008

Author: Sebastiana

Source: authorstream.com

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Endangered Species:  Endangered Species Mrs. Maggie Ference Science Lesson What is an Endangered Species?:  What is an Endangered Species? Endangered species are species of plants or animals that are so few in numbers, or declining so quickly that they may soon become extinct. Extinct?:  Extinct? An animal or plant is considered extinct when no members of the species or family are in exsistance. The entire species has died out. Remember the dinosaurs? How do animals become Endangered?:  How do animals become Endangered? Hunting, trapping, and poisoning to protect livestock. Over harvesting is currently threatening species worldwide. A large number of species are threatened by introduced species or exotics, as well as the by development of land. Do you know any Endangered Animals found in North America?:  Do you know any Endangered Animals found in North America? Here are a few… Choose an Endangered Species:  Choose an Endangered Species The next 19 slides will introduce you to just a few of the Endangered Species in our world. As we go through these slides together, choose one of these endangered species you would like to learn more about. Write down the name of the species. You will need it later. Enjoy the Species Show! Owls:  Owls 3 types of owls found in North America are on the endangered species list. Owls :  Owls Northern Spotted Owl Date First Listed: June 26, 1990 Mexican Spotted Owl Date First Listed: April 15, 1993 Cactus Ferruginous Pygmy Owl Date First Listed: March 10, 1997 Woodpecker There are currently 2 woodpecker species on the endangered species list:  Woodpecker There are currently 2 woodpecker species on the endangered species list Red-Cockaded Woodpecker Date First Listed: October 13, 1970 Imperial Woodpecker Date First Listed: June 02, 1970 Bears There are currently 2 bear species on the endangered species list:  Bears There are currently 2 bear species on the endangered species list Mexican Grizzly Bear Date First Listed: June 2, 1970 Black Bear Date First Listed: January 7, 1992 Wolves There are currently 3 wolf species on the endangered species list:  Wolves There are currently 3 wolf species on the endangered species list Gray Wolf Date First Listed: March 11, 1967 Wolves :  Wolves Mexican Wolf Date First Listed: March 11, 1967 Red Wolf Date First Listed: March 11, 1967 Whales :  Whales There is 1 whale species of North America on the Endangered Species List The Blue Whale Date First Listed: June 2, 1970 Seals :  Seals There is 1 seal species of North America on the Endangered Species List The Hawaiian Monk Seal Date First Listed: Nov. 23, 1976 Lynx :  Lynx There is 1 lynx species of North America on the Endangered Species List Canada Lynx Date First Listed: March 24, 2000 Manatee :  Manatee There is 1 manatee species of North America on the Endangered Species List West Indian Manatee Date First Listed: March 11, 1967 Crocodile :  Crocodile There is 1 crocodile species of North America on the Endangered Species List American Crocodile Date First Listed: Sept. 25, 1975 Ferret :  Ferret There is 1 ferret species of North America on the Endangered Species List Black-Footed Ferret Date First Listed: March 11, 1967 Ocelot :  Ocelot There is 1 ocelot species of North America on the Endangered Species List Ocelot Date First Listed: March 28, 1972 Panther :  Panther There is 1 panther species of North America on the Endangered Species List Florida Panther Date First Listed: March 11, 1967 Falcon :  Falcon There is 1 falcon species of North America on the Endangered Species List Peregrine Falcon Date First Listed: Aug. 25, 1999 Puma :  Puma There is 1 puma species of North America on the Endangered Species List Eastern Puma Date First Listed: June 4, 1973 Prairie Dog :  Prairie Dog There is 1 prairie dog species of North America on the Endangered Species List Mexican Prairie Dog Date First Listed: June 2, 1970 Sea Otter :  Sea Otter There is 1 sea otter species of North America on the Endangered Species List Southern Sea Otter Date First Listed: Jan. 14, 1977 Sea Turtle :  Sea Turtle There is 1 sea turtle species of North America on the Endangered Species List Green Sea Turtle Date First Listed: July 28, 1978 Swift Fox :  Swift Fox There is 1 fox species of North America on the Endangered Species List Swift Fox Date First Listed: June 2, 1970 Help Save Our Endangered Species:  Help Save Our Endangered Species You have just met a few of the endangered species in our world. Next, you will go on a web quest to learn even more about these species and how we can help them. Enjoy your quest!

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