Endangered Species

Meaning, Term, and Glossary Definition - What is Endangered Species?

Animals, birds, fish, plants, or other living organisms threatened with extinction by anthropogenic (man-caused) or other natural changes in their environment. Requirements for declaring a species endangered are contained in the Endangered Species Act.

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Exotic Species   Risk for Endangered Species   Risk for Non-Endangered Species   Species   
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