Spider monkey

Red-faced or Guiana spider monkey This South American monkey is classified as Vulnerable by the IUCN. It lives in Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana and Suriname. http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/2283/0

Poison Dart Frog

The strawberry poison dart frog is native to Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Panama. http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/55196/0


Temminck’s ground pangolin, a widespread African pangolin species, is decreasing due to intensive hunting and habitat destruction. It is classified as Vulnerable. Pangolins are popular as food and their scales are in high demand for use in African and Asian medicinal remedies. All four…


Orangutans face serious risk of extinction due to habitat conversion for oil palm production and other agriculture, logging, fires, poaching and the illegal pet trade. The Bornean orangutan (pictured) is Endangered and the Sumatran orangutan is Critically Endangered. http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/17975/0

Sea turtle

Six of the world’s seven marine turtle species are Endangered or Critically Endangered. Green sea turtles (pictured) are Endangered.  They live throughout the Atlantic Ocean, Indian Ocean, Mediterranean Sea and Pacific Ocean. This photo is of a hatchling entering the South China Sea (part…

Forest elephants

The African elephant is classified as Endangered in Central Africa, where this photo was taken. The elephants pictured are forest elephants, considered by many specialists to be a distinct species. The more common savannah elephant occurs in Eastern and Southern Africa. http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/12392/0


Yellow baboons are found in Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Somalia, Tanzania and Zambia. http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/16021/0

Western gorilla

Western lowland gorillas are Critically Endangered. More than 80% of Western lowland gorillas have disappeared over their past 3 generations. They are at immediate risk from high levels of illegal hunting for bushmeat and pet trades, disease, and habitat destruction due to human activities…