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The Endangered Species

We’ve been killed, slaughtered, suffered. Our homes have been polluted, damaged. All for what? M.O.N.E.Y ——— xxx ———

We are facing extinction. When we were totally gone, When every last life has been stolen, There is no turning back. You cannot bring back the wildlife you stole for M.O.N.E.Y

Look at this wild cat with long dense hair on their rusty orange coat. According to WWF, there are only around 60 Amur Leopards left in the wild. They have already gone extinct from China and the Korean Peninsula. They are now only found in Amur River, Russia.

African Wild Dog is a canid native to Sub-Saharan Africa. They are being classified as endangered by IUCN as they have disappeared from much of its original range.

The Bornean Orangutan has been endangered for decades and now their latest status is ‘critically endangered’ because their population has declined 60% since 1950. It is all because habitat loss because of illegal logging and hunting.

Javan Rhinoceros has probably been the rarest large mammal on earth. And yet, they are being given the status ‘critically endangered’ with a population of as few as 58 to 61 in Ujung Kulon National Park at the western tip of Java in Indonesia.

Another critically endangered species is hawksbill turtle. Human fishing practices is the cause of the sharp decline of this population. Also, their shells are being hunted for decorative purposes.

The Saola is often been called “asian unicorn” and is a rarely-seen criticality endangered mammal. Live in the Laos and Vietnam woods, they are threatened by hunting and continued fragmentation of their habitat as a result of human activities, such as road-building.

Ili Pika is a native to Tianshan mountain, China. According to CNN, their species was only discovered in 1983, but its numbers have declined by almost 70% since then. This small mammal suffer because of the climate change that push them to leave their own habitat.

Over 99% of white-rumped vulture’s population has been wiped out since the 1980s. They have suffered what the IUCN called “catastrophic decline” and threatened with extinction.

The pangolins are in fact believe to be the most trafficked mammals in the world for their meats and scales. This nocturnal creatures with scales covering their bodies and long sticky tongues to slurp up ants and termites are found in Asia and Africa. It is estimated that over one hundred thousand are captured every year. That is why these critters are endangered.

You have read our stories. You know how we suffer those catastrophic decline of our population. Now, would you love us? Would you save us? Because we have the right to live, as much as you do. ——— xxx ———

“Animals are, like us, endangered species on endangered planet, and we are the ones who are endangering them, it, and ourselves. They are innocent sufferers in a hell of our making.”

Jeffrey Moussaieff

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