Surprising Endagered Animals – Eco-Fail
I just read an article about endangered species, and I was shocked to hear some of the animals on the list! Did you know that blue whales (the largest animal on the planet) are on the verge of extinction after being hunted to a population of a few thousand? They live in waters riddled with PCBs and other chemicals, and with the over-acidification of the ocean, their chances are not strong. And lions? Their population has decreased by HALF in just the past 20 years! Plus, the land they inhabit is getting used up quickly by human expansion. Also on the list? Elephants, polar bears, cheetahs, and tigers. Eco-Fail!