The beautifully detailed photos feature the Sumatran tiger (pictured), which is classed as 'critically endangered' by the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources, with numbers in the wild falling
I cannot help thinking when I see all the pictures of Big Cats on Pinterest that it is a ode of farewell. And mostly I don't like the pics because many are from zoo settings as the largest population of Big Cats are caged.
Javan rhinoceros is the most endangered of the world’s five rhinoceros species, with an estimated 40-60 animals remaining on the western tip of the Island of Java (Indonesia) in Ujung Kulon National Park. The last member of another tiny population in Vietnam’s Cat Tien National Park was killed by poachers in 2011.
Xochitl Pliego- Because of human greed and monetary gain animals are endangered. This is due to poaching and deforestation. This infographic shows quantitative data to represent the endangered animals of the world.
White-rumped vultures were once a familiar sight in the cities of southern Asia, with a population numbering millions, but its numbers plummeted fast in the 1990s. It was discovered that an anti-inflammatory drug used to treat injured cattle was to blame. When the cattle died, the vultures would ingest the drug and suffer a slow, painful death