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Endangered & Extinct Species

Endangered & Extinct Species

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Published by: R. Jhansirani on Aug 16, 2012
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ENDANGERED &EXTINCT SPECIES
PresentationBy  Jhansirani.R AP/ECE
 
ENDANGERED SPECIES OF INDIA
Extinct species
: When it is not seen in the wild for 50years at a stretch. Eg.,
Dodo, passenger pigeon.
Endangered species
: When its number has beenreduced to a critical level or whose habitats aredrastically reduced and if such a species is notprotected and conserved, its in immediate danger of extinction.
Jhansirani.R AP/ECE
 
Vulnerable species
: If a population of a species isfacing continuous decline due to overexploitation orhabitual destruction.
Rare species
: Species which are not endangered orvulnerable at present but at a risk.
International Union for Conservation of Nature andNatural Resources (
IUCN
) publishes
Red Data Book
 (list of endangered species of plants and animals).

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