Endangered species, which are almost impossible to find in the wild
• Endangered species of animals, which is almost impossible to find in the wild
These days, when our planet is facing a number of serious problems, such as overpopulation, uncontrolled, destructive environmental pollution and unprecedented climate change, more and more animals disappear and vanish.
1. Dusky Gopher Frog.
Very rare species of frog that inhabits the southern United States. This stocky medium-sized frog was once common in some parts of Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana. Currently, however, its strength is less than 250 individuals living in two small ponds in southern Mississippi.
2. The California Condor.
A wingspan of up to 3 m, the California condor - the largest bird in North America. In 1987, this magnificent bird is extinct in the wild when the last 27 animals were captured and included in the breeding program. Four years later, the bird was reintroduced into their natural habitats. Despite these efforts to resettle, its wild population is still very small.
3. angonoka tortoise.
It is extremely rare animal, native to Madagascar, is the turtle Angonoka disappearing turtle in the world. This turtle, found only in the Gulf in the northwest of Madagascar, known for its distinctive, beautifully decorated with shells, suffering from habitat destruction and excessive hunting. There may be only about 200 remaining individuals.
4. The Przewalski's horse.
Przewalski's Horse, also known as tachycardia and Junggar horse, is the last surviving subspecies of wild horse. Once it was brought to extinction in the wild (mainly through cross-breeding with domesticated horses), but recent efforts have led to the reintroduction of the growth and maintenance of a few small wild populations in Mongolia.
5. Florida Panther.
A rare subspecies of puma, Florida Panther - one of the most notable examples of endangered animals, endangered species. By the 1970s, the population declined sharply to about 20 remaining cougars in the wild. Recent conservation efforts have increased its population, but a big cat is still faced with numerous challenges in its fight for survival.
6. The Javan rhino.
Approximately 60 - 70 last individuals surviving in the National Park Ujung Kulon in Java, Indonesia, so the Javanese rhinoceros is probably the rarest large mammals in the world. This species was once common in Southeast Asia and even in China and India, but poaching and habitat destruction led Javan rhino to the brink of extinction.
7. The mountain gorilla.
One of the two subspecies of the eastern gorilla, the mountain gorilla - an extremely rare gorilla, who suffers from poaching, habitat destruction and disease. Currently, there are two distinct populations of this species - one lives in the mountains of Virunga in Central Africa, and the other - in the impenetrable Bwindi National Park in Uganda.
8. The Far Eastern leopard.
Amur leopard, also known as the Amur leopard and Manchurian leopard, is a very rare, endangered leopard, which is adapted to life in the forests of south-eastern Russia and northeastern China. In 2015, it is estimated that less than 60 of these amazing animals living in the wild.
9. The Siamese crocodile.
Also known by many other names, such as cocodrilo de Siam or the Baja, Siamese crocodile - is a freshwater crocodile medium size, a native of Southeast Asia. Over the past hundred years of habitat destruction and hunting crocodile destroyed 99% of its natural habitat; Now in the wild there are only about 250 individuals.
10. Hainan gibbon.
Of all the 504 known species of primates, the rarest and most vulnerable is found only on one island in the tropical South China. The majestic and mysterious Hainan gibbon is limited to one small area of the forest, where only about 25 of these rare animals remain. Deforestation and hunting are the main reasons that this primacy is on the verge of extinction.