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Endangered Animals

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(129 votes)
8 questions
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Test your knowledge on endangered animals and learn about their conservation status and threats they face.
1
48 random squares

Which critically endangered animal is the world's rarest marine mammal?

Vaquita

Blue Whale

Dugong

Hawksbill Turtle

Hard  8% got this right

Vaquitas are the world's rarest marine mammals, with less than 20 individuals remaining.
2

What is the main threat to the Amur Leopard's survival?

Habitat loss

Disease

Overhunting

Predators

44% got this right

Amur Leopards are threatened by habitat loss due to deforestation and human development.
3
48 random squares

Which animal is critically endangered due to poaching for its horn?

Black Rhino

African Elephant

Giraffe

Polar Bear

Easy  80% got this right

Black rhinos are poached for their horns, which are used in traditional medicine and as status symbols.
4

What is the primary reason for the decline of the Bornean Orangutan population?

Deforestation

Dehydration

Disease

Poaching

64% got this right

Illegal logging, palm oil plantations, forest fires, and mining threaten Bornean Orangutans.
5
48 random squares

Which critically endangered primate is found only in Madagascar?

Lemur

Chimpanzee

Gorilla

Orangutan

62% got this right

3`1% of all lemur species in Madagascar are now Critically Endangered.
6
48 random squares

Which endangered animal is known as the unicorn of the sea?

Narwhal

Beluga Whale

Dugong

Walrus

53% got this right

Narwhals have a unique spiral tusk, which is actually a long, twisted tooth.
7

What is the main threat to the survival of the Sumatran Elephant?

Habitat loss

Disease

Poaching

Predators

Hard  32% got this right

In 2012, the Sumatran elephant was changed from “Endangered” to “Critically Endangered” mainly due to habitat loss.
8
48 random squares

Which critically endangered animal is known for its narrow, pointed beak?

Hawksbill Turtles

Kakapo

Snow Leopard

Swan

55% got this right

Hawksbills are endangered due to capture, nesting habitat degradation, reef damage & illegal trade of shells & products