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extinction

"We must not go quietly into this impoverished future."
Both species of orangutan are critically endangered.
Hearing Zachary Mutai speak about the three critically endangered rhinos in his care is like listening to a doting dad extoll
It might be time to say goodbye to the Holocene epoch.
The demand for illegal fish bladders is driving the vaquita's demise.
Australia’s biodiversity is core to our national identity. We are taught about our amazing wildlife and landscapes from a young age. Ours is a rich natural heritage that is literally vanishing before our eyes.
Fewer than 3,800 Grauer’s gorillas remain in the wild. That’s a 77 percent decline in population numbers of the largest gorilla
It was only 150 years ago that more than 1 million black and white rhinos roamed the savannas of Africa. Since then, poaching