7 Endangered Animal Photos Taken By A Determined Photographer


1. The Ploughshare Tortoise is considered one of the rarest land tortoses in the world. They are extremely endangered.

© Tim Flach

2. Named after it’s golden-yellow eyes, the Yellow-Eyed Tree Frog is found in only a few areas in Costa Rica because it is so critically endangered.

© Tim Flach

3. Known as the fish-eating crocodile, or the gavial, The Indian Gharial resides in the northern part of the Indian Subcontinent. Only a few gavials remain on the planet mainly due to humans inhabiting their enviornment.

© Tim Flach

4. This magnificent lizard is the world’s only marine lizard that is well adapted to harsh marine enviornments. The Marine Iguana can only be found on the Galápagos Islands and is considered very vulnerable.

© Tim Flach

5. Also known as the White Scavenger Vulture or Pharoah’s Chicken, the Egyptian Vulture is at risk of going extinct. They are found in Northern Africa, India and Southwestern Europe.

© Tim Flach

6. The beautiful Snow Leopard is native to the mountains of Central and South Asia. It currently resides in the Eastern Himalayas and the Yangtze. It is listed as vulnerable on the IUCN Red List of Endangered Species.

© Tim Flach

7. The Black Snub-Nosed Monkey is the most endangered species out of the 3 Snub-Nosed Monkeys found in China. The government of China has actually banned the hunting of snub-nosed monkeys in 1975 since that was one of the leading causes of it’s gradual extinction, that along with haitat loss, but it hasn’t been very effective since it was difficult to enforce.

© Tim Flach

Feel free to share your thoughts in the comments below. Do you think we missed an endangered animal that needs mentioning? Let us know, we’ll be happy to make another list of animals to help get the information out there.

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