January 2005
World Almanac for Kids;2005, p71
The article looks at endangered species in the world as of January 2005. When a species becomes extinct, it reduces the variety of life on Earth. In the world today, 2,336 known species of animals (and even more plants) are endangered, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources. Humans have been able to save some endangered animals and are working to save more.


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