Some other endangered species

An 'Exmoor Ponies in Conservation' project

Some other endangered species

KEY:-Extinct (EX), Extinct in the wild (EW), Critically endangered (CR), Endangered (EN), Vulnerable (VU), Lower Risk (LR)


SPECIES STATUS RANGE REASONS FOR DECLINE
Ass, African wild (Equus asinus) CR Somalia, Sudan, Ethiopia Habitat destruction, poaching, interbreeding with domestic donkeys
Bat, Indiana (Myotis sodalis) EN Eastern and midwestern US Habitat destruction (commercialization of caves)
Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) VU Africa to India Habitat destruction, fur trade
Deer, Key (Odocoileus virginianus) EN Southern Florida Habitat destruction (development), road kills
Dugong (sea cow) (Dugong dugon) VU Western Pacific, Indian Ocean Hunting (for food and hide)
Elephant, Asian (Elephas maximus) EN South central and south-eastern Asia Habitat destruction (agricultural development)
Ferret, Black-footed (Mustela nigripes) EW Known only in captivity Poisoning of food source
Gazelle, Mountain (Gazella gazella) LR Arabian peninsula, Egypt, Israel, Syria, Jordan Poaching
Gibbon, Silvery (Hylobates molock) CR Indonesia Habitat Destruction
Gorilla (Gorilla gorilla) EN Central and western Africa Habitat destruction, collection of young, poaching
Leopard, Snow (Uncia uncia) EN Central Asia Overhunting for its fur
Lion, Asiatic (Panthera leo persica) EN India Habitat destruction, overhunting for sport
Mouse, Salt marsh harvest (Reithrodontomys raviventris) VU California Drainage and filling of salt marshes
Orang-utan (Pongo pygmaeus) VU Borneo, Sumatra Habitat destruction, overcollection of young for zoos
Panda, Giant (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) EN China Restricted habitat
Prairie Dog, Utah (Cynomys parvidens) LR Western US Habitat destruction, poisoning
Rhinoceros, Black (Diceros bicornis) CR South of Sahara in Africa Habitat destruction, overhunting for horn
Rhinoceros, White (Cerototherium simum) LR Central and eastern Africa Poaching for horn
Tiger (Panthera tigris) EN Temperate and tropical Asia Habitat destruction, hunting for sport
Whale, Blue (Balaenoptera musculus) EN Oceans Commercial hunting
Whale, Fin (Balaenoptera physalus) EN Oceans Commercial hunting
Wolf, Red (Canis rufus) CR South-eastern US to central Texas Habitat destruction, hunting, trapping, and poisoning
Exmoor Pony ENExmoor in South West England, and as conservation grazers on nature reserves throughout BritainThe effects of world wars, many Exmoors were killed and eaten during the early part of the twentieth century.