10 of the world's

most endangered animals

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The leatherback turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) is one of the world's most endangered animals.

leatherback turtle

The timber rattlesnake is a poisonous snake that lives in the eastern United States and Canada.

timber rattlesnake

The green sea turtle is one of the most well-known and popular creatures on the globe.

green sea turtle

The Sumatran tiger is a severely endangered species that is on the verge of extinction owing to habitat degradation and hunting.

Sumatran tiger

The right whale is one of the world's most endangered whale species. discovered in the North Atlantic

Right whale

It is also an endangered species. This little, nocturnal mammal is the only ferret endemic to the United States and a member of the weasel family.

Black footed ferret

These magnificent cats, found in Russia's Far East, are critically endangered. With less than 500 animals left in the wild, the Amur tiger's future is uncertain.

Amur tiger

Human activities, such as entanglement in fishing gear, habitat damage, and predation by invading species, is the primary danger to the Monk Seal.

Monk seal

The tamarin monkey is a rare and threatened species on the brink of extinction 

tamarin monkey

It is the only species of mammal in India that is listed as vulnerable on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 

indian pangolin