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DEATH WISH
Endangered Species List

Species at risk 1996 2000
Threatened animal species 5,205 5,435
Critically endangered mammals 169 180
Endangered mammals 315 340
Critically endangered birds 168 182
Endangered birds 235 321
Critically endangered reptiles 10 24
Endangered reptiles 28 47
Endangered fish 7 17
Vulnerable fish 7 19
Threatened invertebrates 1928
Threatened plants 5611**
Extinctions due to human activity in the past 500 years: 816 *
Extinctions since 1800: 103
Threatened plant species in North America: one third

* Includes some species now found only in captivity.
** Tally incomplete

Source: 2000 IUCN Red List of threatened species




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