Select five different species (different kinds of organisms) from the


 

Characteristics of Rare and Endangered Species

 

Part A

 

Surf through the register of professional U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services Endangered and Threatened Species Register at http://www.fws.gov/endangered/species/us-species.html.  Click on the diverse categories of organisms and examine the registers (e.g., mammals, clams, or young plants).

 

Select five opposed species (opposed kinds of organisms) from the register and confront the subjoined notice for it.  More than one rejoinder can be ground for the “Where ground” and “Major Threats” categories.

 

Species Name:

 

Kind of Organism:

 

                Plant                      Arthropod           Mollusk                                Fish        Amphibian          Reptile                  Bird                Mammal              Other

 

Endangerment Status:

 

                Endangered                       Threatened

 

Where Found:

 

                Northeast           Northwest          Southeast           Southwest          Central United States     Alaska

 

Major Threats:

 

                Naturally trivial population           Habitat loss         Invasive species                               Overexploitation                Pollution

 

 

 

Part B

 

Surf through the IUCN Red Register of Threatened Species at http://www.redlist.org.  Type in the Text Search box the beggarly designate of an organism (e.g. oak, sell).  Also try minute by portion of the globe and country.

 

Select five opposed species (opposed kinds of organisms) from the register and confront the subjoined notice for it.  More than one rejoinder can be ground for the “Where ground” and “Major Threats” categories.

 

Species Name:

 

Kind of Organism:

 

                Plant                      Arthropod           Mollusk                                Fish        Amphibian          Reptile                  Bird                Mammal              Other

 

Endangerment Status:

 

                Critically endangered     Endangered       Vulnerable          Lower risk/near threatened

 

Where Found:

 

                North America                  Central and South America          Africa                    Australia              Temperate Eurasia                Tropical                                                Asia                        Antarctica Island(s)

 

Major Threats:

 

                Naturally trivial population           Habitat loss         Invasive species                               Overexploitation                Pollution