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Stories about threatened and endangered animals are quite common these days. We read in the news that species go extinct every year and learn from documentaries how species extinction is largely the result of human activities. As adults, we are familiar with the importance of biodiversity, how urbanization, poaching, and climate change have led to species decline, and the collective responsibility we have to help endangered animals, but how do we teach these important lessons to our kids? Children are naturally curious about their environment and are especially interested in animals. Has your child ever asked you why there are...

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With the extinction crisis at an all-time high, it is estimated that dozens of species disappear every day. That means by the time you finish reading this article two or maybe more species are no longer with us according to the Center for Biological Diversity.  Deforestation and habitat loss is still the most significant threat to our critically endangered friends followed closely by poachers supplying the illegal wildlife trade with furs and body parts for the black market being sold on for traditional medicines. Of all the critically endangered species, here are the top ten most likely to become extinct...

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