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Endangered Species. Animals need protection.

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´╗┐Animals need protections Animals are natural resources that people have wasted all through our history. Recently more and more animals have been killed by humans for their fur and feathers. On the one hand, people can make diverse products by killing animals, such as leather shoes and clothes. On the other hand, killing of animals may loss the balance of the ecosystem. In this essay, I?m going to describe three animal species that are almost disappeared in the world. Moreover, I firmly believe that all animals need protections from human being. To begin with, O?ahu tree snail is an example of endangered specie around the world. ...read more.


In addition, O?ahu snails have a incredible slow growth rate and due to their colourful, elaborate shells; they are frequently threatened by human and other predators. To illustrate, O?ahu snails are basically distinguished into three different characteristics by their patterns, color and shapes. They have been collected by natives as decorations. As a result, the number of O?ahu tree snail is getting less and less each year. Additionally, Orinoco crocodile is also one of the most endangered animals in the world. Its population is very tiny with an estimation of about 547 in the wild. They are mostly distributed in the Orinoco River basin and only can be found in freshwater environments. ...read more.


The final example of an endangered animal is Sumatran rhinoceros. The number of Sumatran rhinoceros is reducing rapidly nowadays even though they were once numerous throughout Asia. They have become as extinct species because of illegal hunting. Besides, the statistic shows that the population of Sumatran rhinoceros is declining at 50 per cent of total each decade. The major cause of poaching is that its horn values around US$ 30,000 per kilogram. In conclusion, it is true that the number of endangered species is increasing every year. However, we ought to look for solutions to protect animals as far as we could, simply because animals are human?s friends and we share the earth equally. Further more, everyone should be responsible to stop this phenomenon getting even worse. For these reasons, I would like to recommend protecting the animals. ...read more.

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