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


 

Characteristics of Rare and Endangered Species

 

Part A

 

Surf through the roll of professional U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services Endangered and Threatened Species Roll at http://www.fws.gov/endangered/species/us-species.html.  Click on the multiform categories of organisms and scan the rolls (e.g., mammals, clams, or beautiful plants).

 

Select five contrariant species (contrariant kinds of organisms) from the roll and discover the subjoined counsel for it.  More than one defense can be set for the “Where set” 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 feeble population           Habitat loss         Invasive species                               Overexploitation                Pollution

 

 

 

Part B

 

Surf through the IUCN Red Roll of Threatened Species at http://www.redlist.org.  Type in the Text Search box the vulgar spectry of an organism (e.g. oak, peddle).  Also try minute by district of the universe and country.

 

Select five contrariant species (contrariant kinds of organisms) from the roll and discover the subjoined counsel for it.  More than one defense can be set for the “Where set” 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 feeble population           Habitat loss         Invasive species                               Overexploitation                Pollution