Endangered Species Questions and Answers

Extinct in the wild is a term given by the International Union for Conservation of Nature. It categorizes animals that do not exist in nature by themselves, but only in conservatories or ...

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The white panda, also known as the giant panda, have had low population numbers for a very long time. No matter how you look at it, time does not favor this species. You see, the female panda is ...

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Poaching is illegal yet popular in almost every area of the world. Unfortunately, there are several reasons for this. The first reason being the fact that many developing nations don't have ...

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Functional extinction does not mean a species is completely extinct. It actually means that a species is no longer viable in the wild or that the population is so small it is no longer ...

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There are several ways that endangered animals are being protected or conserved. One of these ways include the Endangered Species Act signed into effect by President Nixon in 1973. This act ...

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The Ivory-billed Woodpecker is considered to be one of, if not the most endangered species in the world. It is officially listed as an endangered species but it wasn't always. For a quite a long ...

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Bees are one of the most important resources in the world—in fact, it has been studied and shown that if bees go extinct, humans will die out in about 4 years after because nothing will be ...

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In short, yes animals have gone extinct while in protected areas. Animals and species are going extinct every day at an alarming rate. Sometimes, their extinction can be blamed on the human ...

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The most recently extinct animal is the West African Black Rhinoceros. This rhino was declared extinct back in 2011 but had been last seen in 2006. They were considered to be genetically ...

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In theory, it is possible to bring back a species from functional extinction. In fact, the Pyrenean ibex, a type of wild goat, was brought back from extinction in 2003. Unfortunately, the ...

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