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en·dan·gered species

(ĕn-dān′jərd)
n.
A species present in such small numbers that it is at risk of extinction.
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endan′gered spe′cies


n.
a species at risk of extinction because of human activity, changes in climate, changes in predator-prey ratios, etc., esp. when officially designated as such by a governmental or international agency.
[1965–70]
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en·dan·gered species

(ĕn-dān′jərd)
A plant or animal species existing in such small numbers that it is in danger of becoming extinct. An organism often becomes endangered because of destruction of its native habitat.
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endangered species

Any species of plants and animals in danger of extinction.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.endangered species - a species whose numbers are so small that the species is at risk of extinctionendangered species - a species whose numbers are so small that the species is at risk of extinction
Australian lungfish, Neoceratodus forsteri, Queensland lungfish - an endangered species of lungfish found in rivers in Queensland
species - (biology) taxonomic group whose members can interbreed
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Translations
في خَطَر
truet art
veszélyeztetett fajok
ohrozené druhy
yok olma tehlikesi altındaki türler

endanger

(inˈdeindʒə) verb
to put in danger. Drunk drivers endanger the lives of others.
endangered ˈspecies noun
a type of animal or plant that is in danger of becoming extinct.
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SHARJAH, 21st August, 2019 (WAM) -- Sharjah's Environment and Protected Areas Authority, EPAA, has prevented the smuggling of several animals included within the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, CITES, on land borders, in cooperation with the Sharjah Police General Headquarters, Al Madam Police Station.
Director of Protection and Wildlife Omar Salim al Nuaimi said the ministry is making efforts to protect wildlife and monitor the violations of trading in endangered species and their products, in implementation of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).
Reiterating the country's commitment to the fight against illegal wildlife trade, the Minister noted that Nigeria signed and ratified the Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) in 1974; and to give municipal credence to this Convention, Nigeria promulgated the Endangered Species (Control of International Trade and Traffic) Decree No.11 in 1985, now enacted as Endangered Species Act 2016.
That was a key reason the Endangered Species Coalition introduced the Saving Endangered Species Youth Art Contest, an integral part of the 14th annual Endangered Species Day, which will be celebrated on and around May 17, 2019.
Fish and Wildlife Service proposed the removal of the Kirtland's warbler from the endangered species list due to its remarkable recovery.
Aside from the endangered species, police reportedly seized a handgun from the suspect.
Synopsis: Compiled and edited by Shizue Seigel (a third-generation Japanese American writer, visual artist and community activist), "Endangered Species, Enduring Values" is a unique anthology of prose, poetry and artwork by San Francisco Area writers and artists of color.
The Endangered Species Act is 45 years old this year.
This reference guide provides information on engendered species and the Endangered Species Act.
These endangered species flock the place every year from third week of February to first week of March for nesting.
Summary: Ministry gives full list of endangered species and products under CITES

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