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  1. Rhino • What are they like: • Poor sense of sight • Good hearing and smell • Group of rhinos is called a crash • Where: • Africa

  2. Population: • Under 3,000 individuals • Why: • Deforestation • Killed by cat families • Pollution • Pesticide on grass • Horn for Chinese medicine

  3. Lizard • What are they like: • Blunt nosed leopard lizard & others • Adult males grow up to 4.7 inches long and females grow up to 4.4 inches long. • They are known to occupy burrows abandoned by small rodents, using them for shelter from predators and for keeping cool from the hot weather. • Where: • California, San Joaquin Valley

  4. Population: • Under 3,000 individuals • Why: • Habitat loss • Poaching • To sell on the black market for the pet trade • Trapping or hunting for food • in some areas their meat is considered a delicacy and their skin is highly prized. • Pollution is a major factor to many lizards, • They are very sensitive to toxins in their environment, and even small amounts of chemicals can have lasting affects for many species.

  5. Humpback Whale • What are they like: • Known for their songs • Its most inventive feeding technique is called bubble net fishing. A group of Humpback whales swim rapidly in wide circles around and under a school of fish, blowing air through their blowholes. The bubbles form a visual barrier that serves to confine the school within an ever tighter area. • Where: • Most oceans, near shore

  6. Population: • Under 30,000 individuals • Why: • Hunting • Destruction of habitat • Deforestation pollution kills krill

  7. Koala Bear • What are they like: • Koalas live in societies, so they need to be able to come into contact with other koalas • Rarely drink water • Eat eucalyptus leaves • Because they store little or no fat, koalas must adopt strategies that conserve energy. Sleeping is one of them. Koalas sleep for up to 16 hours per day in order to conserve energy. • Where: • Australia

  8. Population: • Under 90,000 individuals • Why: • Presently, up to 4,000 koalas are being killed each year by cars and dogs • Progressive human settlement • Road building

  9. Tiger • What are they like: • Largest of the big cats • Wild tigers are top of the food chain • A captive tiger can live up to twenty years, while a wild tiger can expect to live ten to fifteen years • Tigers are an umbrella species, which means to save the wild tiger we must also commit to saving its habitat and prey • Where: • spread out across Asia and are thought to have originated fromSouthern China

  10. Population: • 1200 to 1800, with only several hundred left in the wild • Why: • Poachers- some people will pay 65,000 dollars for 1 tiger skin.

  11. Jaguar What are they like: Where:

  12. Population: Why: