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10 Most Endangered Ocean Species and Marine Animals
 
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Our eco-system is comprised of interdependent animals and plants which constitute a complex web of life. This variety of life on earth, the biodiversity that features numerous interactions among the species, is most vital to the existence of our planet and, particularly, of humanity. Thus, indeed the extinction of a single species may affect the whole biological system pertaining to life and living things.
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Top 10  CREEPY DEEP SEA Creatures Recently Discovered
 
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Welcome to Top10Archive! The deep blue sea… Often said to be Earth’s last great frontier, an estimated 85% of the world’s ocean remains undiscovered. That of course means we’re bound to stumble upon new species and incredible discoveries. These 10 findings of the past two years are just a small sampling of what’s really out there, waiting our prying eyes and acquiring minds. Support us by shopping on Amazon! http://tinyurl.com/njwyzzn 10. Unknown Sea Cucumber 9. New Species of Ctenophore 8. Sunburst 7. Narrow-head Catshark 6. Dusky Snout Catshark 5. Mariana Trench Jellyfish 4. Hunchback Anglerfish 3. Ninja Lanternshark 2. Xenoturbella churro 1. Ghost Octopus Voice Over Talent: https://www.youtube.com/user/thought2
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10 Endangered Marine Life Animals
 
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Ocean Conservation and Marine Life Expert Jaclyn Friedlander brings awareness to and shares fun facts about 10 endangered sea creatures. Follow Jaclyn: Twitter: https://twitter.com/jackpot222 Get Jaclyn's twitter ocean info: Twitter: https://twitter.com/friendswithfins Get the books!- http://www.friendswithfins.com Photo Credits used under Creative Commons License https://creativecommons.org/licenses/... Short tailed albatross Photos by - Hiroshi Hasegawa - http://goo.gl/Tbf0cW Elkhorn coral Photo by NOAA - https://goo.gl/uzJ5PB US Fish and Wildlife Service - https://goo.gl/yp83GO Matthew Hoelscher - https://goo.gl/aFgzlV Hammerheard Sharks Barry Peters - https://goo.gl/nYjLbp Allie_Caulfield - https://goo.gl/50YL1u Ed Selby - https://goo.gl/DEiXte Manattees Psyberartist - https://goo.gl/NXnP7W U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - https://goo.gl/VLolfI Tanjila Ahmed - https://goo.gl/tl2C67 Turtles U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service - https://goo.gl/rih58L Steve Jurvetson - https://goo.gl/2wpFKR Robert Linsdell - https://goo.gl/kzOHuC Frank_am_Main - https://goo.gl/wjEjPc Sting Rays David Ohmer - https://goo.gl/7WRu1J J. Todd Poling - https://goo.gl/gkUpGy Monk Seals U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service - https://goo.gl/NmNKG7 Vivtony00 - https://goo.gl/mGfvCl Robin Wendler - https://goo.gl/15mgEP (Fishing nets) Estaban Chiner - https://goo.gl/ay3oOR (Fishing nets) Miemo Penttinen - https://goo.gl/4o16EJ Blue Whales Oregon State University - https://goo.gl/27y31y Greory “Slobirdr” Smith - https://goo.gl/lY2Wlm Tim Wilson - https://goo.gl/194qWe Thomas Quine - https://goo.gl/PdoauS Thoth God Knowledge - https://goo.gl/zu9Elx Lauren Packard (sperm whale) - https://goo.gl/BwnEup White Abalone NOAA - https://goo.gl/qClYzT http://goo.gl/8NWL9v http://goo.gl/9hdI3X Vaquitas Photo by: Flip Nicklin - http://goo.gl/ynwuj5 World Wildlife Fund, Photo by: Thomas A. Jefferson - https://goo.gl/K1eFe2 World Wildlife Fund, Drawing by: William Shepard - https://goo.gl/N3dLb5
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10 Endangered Ocean Species and Marine Animals
 
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Our eco-system is comprised of interdependent animals and plants which constitute a complex web of life. IUCN, at regular intervals, determines the status of species considering the probability of their extinction, from least concern to extinct. Some of these majorly endangered and recognizable marine species are named here.
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Endangered Species: Worth Saving from Extinction?
 
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Species are going extinct at crazy high rates. Does it matter? TEACHERS: Get your students in the discussion on KQED Learn, a safe place for middle and high school students to investigate controversial topics and share their voices. https://learn.kqed.org/topics/5 Species are going extinct at crazy high rates. Does it matter? Find out in this video. ABOVE THE NOISE is a show that cuts through the hype and investigates the research behind controversial and trending topics in the news. Hosted by Myles Bess. *NEW VIDEOS EVERY OTHER WEDNESDAY* SUBSCRIBE by clicking the RED BUTTON above. Follow us on Instagram @kqedabovethenoise What does it mean when a species goes extinct? A species goes extinct when there are no longer any more of that species left on earth. That species is gone forever aka extinct. What is the 6th mass extinction? Throughout earth’s history there have been five major mass extinction events-- where a large percentage of species died out. Scientists estimate that we are in the middle of the 6th mass extinction event right now, where species are dying out at 1,000 to 10,000 times baseline extinction rates. Why should we care if a species goes extinct? Moral and ethical arguments to try to prevent species extinction include reasons like all life has a right to be here, or that we owe it to our grandchildren to protect species so they can see them in the wild. Species also impact the ecosystems they are a part of; plants and animals depend on each other in an ecosystem for things like food and shelter, so if one species dies out, then that could affect other species in an ecosystem. For example sea otters live in kelp forests and eat sea urchins, and when they were hunted almost to extinction the sea urchin population increased and ate all the kelp-- destroying the kelp forest habitat. What are ecosystem services? Ecosystem services are the collective benefits we get from ecosystems. Ecosystems provide us with a lot of great things like natural resources and water, and are home to living things we depend on-- like insects that pollinate our crops and decomposers that get rid of our waste. Ecosystems are healthiest when they are the most biodiverse. SOURCES AND ADDITIONAL RESOURCES: Future threats to biodiversity and pathways to their prevention (Nature)https://www.nature.com/articles/nature22900 The Biodiversity of species and their rates of extinction, distribution, and protection (Science) https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24876501 List of Recently Extinct Species: https://ipfs.io/ipfs/QmXoypizjW3WknFiJnKLwHCnL72vedxjQkDDP1mXWo6uco/wiki/List_of_recently_extinct_species.html The Extinction Crisis (Center for Biological Diversity): http://www.biologicaldiversity.org/programs/biodiversity/elements_of_biodiversity/extinction_crisis/ What is the point of saving endangered species? (BBC) http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20150715-why-save-an-endangered-species Sea Turtles Might Be Threatened, But So Are Their Hunters (National Geographic) https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2015/11/151130-olive-ridley-turtles-egg-poaching-Mexico/ Threats and Knowledge Gaps of for ecosystem services provided by kelp forests: a northeast Atlantic perspective (Ecology and Evolution) https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3810891/ How Sea Otters Help Save the Planet: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/jul/10/sea-otters-global-warming-trophic-cascades-food-chain-kelp Cattle Ranching in the Amazon (Yale School of Forestry) https://globalforestatlas.yale.edu/amazon/land-use/cattle-ranching FOR EDUCATORS KQED Learn https://learn.kqed.org KQED Teach https://teach.kqed.org KQED Education https://ww2.kqed.org/education https://www.facebook.com/KQEDEducation https://twitter.com/KQEDedspace https://www.instagram.com/kqededucation About KQED KQED, an NPR and PBS affiliate in San Francisco, CA, serves Northern California and beyond with a public-supported alternative to commercial TV, Radio, and web media. Funding for Above the Noise is provided in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Silver Giving Foundation, Stuart Foundation, and William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.
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The Survival of the Sea Turtle
 
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Watch the miraculous journey of infant sea turtles as these tiny animals run the gauntlet of predators and harsh conditions. Then, in numbers, see how human behavior has made their tough lives even more challenging. Lesson by Scott Gass, animation by Veronica Wallenberg and Johan Sonestedt. View the full lesson at: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-survival-of-the-sea-turtle
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Top 10 Animals That Are Now Extinct Because of Humans
 
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Top 10 Animals That Are Now Extinct Because of Humans Subscribe: http://goo.gl/Q2kKrD // TIMESTAMPS BELOW ----------------------- CELEBRATE 10 YEARS OF WATCHMOJO WITH OUR SPECIAL EDITION MAGAZINE, LINKS BELOW! Unfortunately, there have been many species extinctions caused by humans. Whether they were animals hunted to extinction like the Quagga, the Western Black Rhinoceros or the Steller’s Sea Cow, or made extinct by habitat loss like the Javan Tiger, these animals went from endangered species to extinct species – because of us. WatchMojo counts down ten animals driven to extinction by humans. If uncommon animals interest you, be sure to watch our videos on the Top 10 Extinct Animals: https://youtu.be/2jUqRal-SFQ and Top 10 Extraordinary Rare Animals: https://youtu.be/-m86o6tVTyM. Our Magazine!! Learn the inner workings of WatchMojo and meet the voices behind the videos, articles by our specialists from gaming, film, tv, anime and more. VIEW INSTANTLY: http://goo.gl/SivjcX 00:40 #10: Quagga 01:27 #9: Javan Tiger 02:13 #8: Falkland Islands Wolf 02:51 #7: Steller’s Sea Cow 03:46 #6: Atlas Bear 04:31 #5: Great Auk 05:30 #4: Thylacine 06:24 #3, #2 & #1 ???? Special thanks to our users mcelite14 and Ostin Power for suggesting this idea! Check out the voting page at http://watchmojo.com/suggest/Top%2010%20Human-Caused%20Extinctions WatchMojo's Social Media Pages http://www.Facebook.com/WatchMojo http://www.Twitter.com/WatchMojo http://instagram.com/watchmojo Get WatchMojo merchandise at shop.watchmojo.com WatchMojo’s ten thousand videos on Top 10 lists, Origins, Biographies, Tips, How To’s, Reviews, Commentary and more on Pop Culture, Celebrity, Movies, Music, TV, Film, Video Games, Politics, News, Comics, Superheroes. Your trusted authority on ranking Pop Culture.
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Getting Close To The Animals Of The Deep! | Ocean Adventurer | Real Wild Documentary
 
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The Ocean Adventurer team, led by maritime specialist and conservationist David de Villiers, helps those with a passion for the sea and a lifelong interest in exploring what lies beneath its surface to realise their dreams. This adventure filled series explores Southern Africa's diverse marine ecosystems and wildlife on its tempestuous coastline and magnificent waters through daunting, specialised challenges set by ocean-loving guests. Content licensed by: DCD Click here for more documentaries: http://bit.ly/2gSPaf6 FACEBOOK: facebook.com/wildthingschannel INSTA: https://www.instagram.com/wildthingschannel/ Any queries, please contact us at: [email protected]
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Sea Turtle Entangled in Ghost Net Rescued
 
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This video shows the detrimental effects of so-called ghost nets on marine animals. ***Warning: GRAPHIC CONTENT*** Video Credit and Copyright: Christine Figgener *** This footage is managed exclusively by Viralvideouk.com. If you wish to license this footage please contact [email protected] For more viral videos check here https://www.youtube.com/user/viralvideouk1 ** ----- Almost to the day exactly one year ago my research team found a plastic drinking straw embedded in a male olive ridley sea turtle's nostril (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4wH878t78bw). We removed it and hopefully eased his suffering and improved his quality of life. This past 9th of August 2016, my research team once again encountered a sea turtle in distress. We found an exhausted olive ridley female swimming close to our research boat and she was dragging a huge bulk of discarded fishing net behind her. Parts of it were wrapped around her throat and had already started to cut into her flesh. We took her onboard our boat, cut-off the net, and disinfected her cuts with iodine. Due to the knowledge of the scarcity of sea turtle rehab facilities and lack of expert care for injured sea turtles in Costa Rica, we released the female back into the water since she seemed otherwise healthy and strong. As biologists, we don't actively seek out injured wildlife, but our research happens to position us at the front-lines of reality looking at the detrimental effects of human impact on wildlife. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Our research is approved by the US IACUC and is conducted under research permits issued by the Costa Rican government, MINAE/SINAC and CONAGEBio. If you like what my research team and I are doing, please consider donating to our GoFundMe campaign to finance our next field season. https://www.gofundme.com/wuhvd6zj If you would like to find out more about our work in Costa Rica and the members of our field team, Brie Myre, Kim Lato, and Marcus Saikaley, check out our field blog http://plotkinlabtamu.wixsite.com/plotkinlab/blog At this point, I would like to thank again everyone that donated to my GoFundMe Campaign during the past year! Without you, this field season 2016 wouldn't have been possible and we wouldn't have been to the right time at the right place to help. Thank you! If you are interested in following my adventures in the world of marine turtles and ocean conservation, make sure to also follow me on Social Media: IG http://bit.ly/2Ky4DR5 - @ocean_amazon Twitter http://bit.ly/2lJpu64 - @ChrisFiggener Facebook http://bit.ly/2MBeFyp - @cfiggener http://puranatura.zenfolio.com/ Contact Email: [email protected] http://www.bio.tamu.edu/index.php/directory/graduate-student-figgener/ Christine Figgener, Dipl.-Biol. (M.S.) ----------------------------------------------------- GHOST NETS "Ghost nets are fishing nets that have been left or lost in the ocean by fishermen. These nets, often nearly invisible in the dim light, can be left tangled on a rocky reef or drifting in the open sea. They can entangle fish, dolphins, sea turtles, sharks, dugongs, crocodiles, seabirds, crabs, and other creatures, including the occasional human diver. Acting as designed, the nets restrict movement, causing starvation, laceration and infection, and suffocation in those that need to return to the surface to breathe. " https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ghost_net If you would like to learn more about Ghost Nets. http://oliveridleyproject.org/what-are-ghost-nets/ https://www.mission-blue.org/2013/05/ghost-nets-among-the-greatest-killers-in-our-oceans/ http://www.ghostfishing.org/the-problem/
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Endangered Animals!
 
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What's something pandas, orangutans, rhinos, and gorillas have in common? They're all endangered animals. Join Jessi and Squeaks to learn how an animal becomes endagered and what we can do to help them! ---------- Love SciShow Kids and want to help support it? Become a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishowkids ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow SOURCES:
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Top 10 Animals You Didn't Know Were Endangered
 
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Top 10 Animals You Didn't Know Were Endangered // Subscribe: http://goo.gl/Q2kKrD // For incredible content from Getty Images, check out their Instagram page here: https://www.instagram.com/gettyimages/ You may be surprised to find these amazing animals on the list of endangered species. WatchMojo presents the top 10 animals that you may not have realized are actually under serious threat? But what will be the most surprising to you? Hummingbirds, the Wild Water Buffalo, or the Gorilla? Watch to find out! 00:37 #10. Chinese Alligator 01:20 #9. South China Tiger 02:00 #8. Australian Sea Lion 02:43 #7. South Asian River Dolphins 03:25 #6. Blue Whale 04:01 #5. Amur Leopard 04:40 #4. Mission Blue Butterfly 05:19 #3, #2, #1 ??? Big thanks to mac121mr0, Daniel Fong, nifaseeh, ViolaCello, Ethan McCoy, Chuck Rothans and Marko L. Hofschneider for suggesting this idea, and to see how WatchMojo users voted, check out the suggest page here: http://www.watchmojo.com/suggest/Top%2010%20Animals%20that%20are%20endangered Our Magazine!! Learn the inner workings of WatchMojo and meet the voices behind the videos, articles by our specialists from gaming, film, tv, anime and more. VIEW INSTANTLY: http://goo.gl/SivjcX WatchMojo's Social Media Pages http://www.Facebook.com/WatchMojo http://www.Twitter.com/WatchMojo http://instagram.com/watchmojo Get WatchMojo merchandise at shop.watchmojo.com WatchMojo’s ten thousand videos on Top 10 lists, Origins, Biographies, Tips, How To’s, Reviews, Commentary and more on Pop Culture, Celebrity, Movies, Music, TV, Film, Video Games, Politics, News, Comics, Superheroes. Your trusted authority on ranking Pop Culture.
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Sea Shepherd Crew Save Humpback Whale Entangled in Illegal Gillnet
 
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Sea Shepherd crew rescued a whale entangled in an illegal totoaba gillnet in the Gulf of California. Sea Shepherd currently has two vessels in Mexico's Gulf of California on OPERATION MILAGRO. Our goal is to save the vaquita porpoises, the most endangered marine mammal. The vaquita are caught as a result of fishing the totoaba, a fish poached for its swim bladder. Both the vaquita and the totoaba are endangered species and protected by law. Both species live only in the Gulf of California. read more at: https://seashepherd.org/news/sea-shepherd-crew-save-humpback-whale-entangled-in-illegal-gillnet/
Animals ABOUT To Go EXTINCT!
 
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Check out these animals about to go extinct! This top 10 list of endangered species has some of the most rare animals that exist in the world today! Subscribe For New Videos! http://goo.gl/UIzLeB Watch our "Most TERRIFYING Sea Monsters Ever!" video here: https://youtu.be/B9aPB6KB504 Watch our "Animals that ALMOST went EXTINCT!" video here: https://youtu.be/SvPyCZNY6JY Watch our "8 Times Humanity ALMOST Ended!" video here: https://youtu.be/GVPgu7QbU9c 10. Ocean Quahog The Ocean Quahog, or Arctica Islandica, is a large bivalve that grows up to ten centimeters tall. Large populations can be found in the ocean waters around Iceland, but they live buried beneath the sea bed all across the Atlantic Ocean. They hold the record for being the longest known living creatures on our planet, with one specimen that was caught in 2006 thought to be about 507 years old. This means it would have been born in 1499. Despite their longevity, the Ocean Quahog has been put on the list of at-risk species of the North-East Atlantic Ocean because numbers have been plummeting. This has happened due to extensive fishing to send to the USA for the manufacture of clam chowder soup, increased pollution of the seas by plastic and chemical waste, and the destruction of their habitats by deep sea dredge fishing. 9. The Vaquita The Vaquita, a small species of porpoise, was only first discovered in 1958- but today finds itself as being the world’s rarest marine mammal and on the brink of extinction. They are native to the Gulf of California off the coast of Mexico, where large numbers used to gather, but numbers have severely fallen because of human activity in the area. A study in 1997 estimated a population in the region of only 600, but this fell to 100 in a similar survey in 2014 and most recently, in 2016, the total number is though to be around 30. That’s a population decline of over 92 percent since 1997, and means this glorious creature sadly doesn’t have much time left. Unlike other animals that are facing extinction because of hunting, the loss of Vaquita’s is mainly as a by-product of the fishing of an endangered fish called the Totoaba. This large, 300 pound fish is highly sought after for its swim bladder that is popular in Chinese medicine and, as a result, commands a high price. The gillnets that are used to catch the Totoaba also traps large numbers of Vaquita and has been the single most destructive factor towards Vaquita numbers. Despite the Mexican governments attempts to limit the fishing of the Totoaba for this reason, even banning the use of gillnets in 2015 for two years and setting up wildlife refuges, the porpoise has not been able to recover because there are still lots of trawlers using the nets illegally. 8. Javan Rhinoceros Rhinos are one of the more famous animals of the world that are endangered, but rather than the more well-known white and black Rhinos from Africa, the most at-risk type of the five different species is the Javan Rhinoceros. They used to be prevalent across south east Asia, but with the last Javan Rhino of Vietnam having been poached in 2010, the only known remaining ones all live in the Ujung Kulon National Park in Java, Indonesia. They are very similar in appearance to the closely related “Greater One-Horned Rhino” and are a dusky grey color with one horn that grows up to about ten inches long. The loose folds of their skin make them look like they have armor plating, and they are thought to live for between thirty and forty years. With only around 60 of these Rhinos left in the wild, and none in captivity, their future survival depends on the ability of park rangers to protect them from the threat of poachers- who hunt them for their valuable horns that are a valuable commodity across the region for their supposed medicinal properties.
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Sea Turtle with Straw up its Nostril - "NO" TO PLASTIC STRAWS
 
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This is the original video! Filmed by Christine Figgener, marine biologist at Texas A&M University. ***WARNING: Graphic Content & Inappropiate/ Strong Language!*** This video shows graphically why plastic waste is detrimental to marine life, especially single-use plastics (such as straws, which are one of the most redundant items). This turtle suffers from an item that is human-made and used by most of us frequently. The research team around Christine Figgener (Texas A&M University) found a male Olive Ridley sea turtle during an in-water research trip in Costa Rica. He had a 10-12 cm PLASTIC STRAW lodged in his nostril and they removed it. SAY "NO" TO PLASTIC STRAWS, AND ANY KIND OF ONE-TIME USE PLASTIC ITEMS! If you would like to support our research and conservation efforts in Costa Rica, please think about donating to our GoFundMe Campaign http://gofundme.com/wuhvd6zj UPDATES The Plastic Pollution Coalition just launched their "No Straw" Campaign in collaboration with us. Take the No-Straw-Pledge and learn more: http://www.plasticpollutioncoalition.... ----- The Story behind the viral video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nLN52... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4MPHb... OUR STORY: My research team found a male Olive Ridley sea turtle during an in-water research trip in Costa Rica. He had a 10-12 cm PLASTIC STRAW lodged in his nostril. After initially thinking that we are looking at a parasitic worm, and trying to remove it to identify it, we cut a small piece off to investigate further and finally identified what we were REALLY looking at. After a short debate about what we should do we removed it with the plier of a swiss army knife which was the only tool available on our small boat (not intended for overnight stays), since we were on the ocean, in a developing country, a few hours away from the coast and several hours away from any vet (probably days from any vet specialised in reptiles, not to mention sea turtles) and x-ray machines. Plus, we would have incurred a penalty (up to time in jail) on ourselves by removing the turtle since that is beyond our research permits. He did very obviously not enjoy the procedure very much, but we hope that he is now able to breath more freely. The blood from the shoulder is from a 6mm skin biopsy we took previously to this event for a genetic study (part of our permitted research), which usually doesn't bleed much, but which started bleeding while restraining the turtle. We disinfected the air passageway with iodine and kept the turtle for observation before releasing him back into the wild. The bleeding stopped pretty much immediately after the removal of the straw, and when we released him, he swam happily away. The turtle very likely swallowed the straw while ingesting other food items and then either expelled the straw together with the redundant sea water through her nostrils, or regurgitated the straw and it ended up in the wrong passageway. The nasal cavity of sea turtles is connected directly to the palate (roof of the mouth) by a long nasopharyngeal duct. Copyright: Christine Figgener To use this video in a commercial player or in broadcasts, please email [email protected] If you are interested in following my adventures in the world of marine turtles and ocean conservation, make sure to also follow me on Social Media: IG http://bit.ly/2Ky4DR5 - @ocean_amazon Twitter http://bit.ly/2lJpu64 - @ChrisFiggener Facebook http://bit.ly/2MBeFyp - @cfiggener http://puranatura.zenfolio.com/ Contact Email: [email protected] http://www.bio.tamu.edu/index.php/directory/graduate-student-figgener/ Christine Figgener, Dipl.-Biol. (M.S.) ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- BACKGROUND What are single-use plastic items? http://www.greeneriepa.org/single-use... http://singleuseplastic.co.uk/what-we... What can you do? REDUCE (REFUSE=STRAWS)/ RE-USE/ RECYCLE http://www.recycling-guide.org.uk/rrr... Organise your own beach cleanups! An amazing plastic clean-up project is the TWO HANDS PROJECT, collect trash and post it on facebook! https://www.facebook.com/twohandsproject http://www.twohandsproject.org/ MORE INFO: http://micro2016.sciencesconf.org/ http://www.kcet.org/news/redefine/red... http://www.plasticchange.org/en/om-pl... http:/theoceancleanup.com
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Sharks - Endangered Animals of the Ocean
 
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Sharks - Endangered Animals of the Ocean Did you know that Sharks have existed for more than 400 million years. There are more than 450 species of sharks throughout the ocean and they come in all different colors and sizes. The Whale Shark is the largest and can grow to over 40 feet , that is as large as a school bus. The dwarf lantern shark is one of the smallest sharks at a mere 6 inches. What all the sharks do have in common is the role they play in their ecosystems. Most sharks are apex predators and sit at the top of the food chain. They play a vital role at keeping the ecosystem healthy by feeding on weak, old and unhealthy fish which stop the spread of disease among fish populations. Sharks take many years to mature and have only a few young at a time and are highly migratory. What makes them unique also makes them vulnerable. While the majority of shark species have sustainable populations a number of them have been shrinking at an alarming rate. For these species over fishing, bycatch, and shark finning are contributing factors in their decline. Because of this international concern about shark conservation has grown. In the United States, sharks are managed to ensure their population size can support sustainable fisheries and the ecosystem, and shark finning is prohibited. Thanks to a growing global awareness about vulnerable shark species many countries are implementing shark fin bans even in places where shark fin soup is considered a delicacy and cultural tradition. In March of 2013, as a result of tremendous international cooperation five shark species were listed by CITES , an international organization. The shark species that have been listed are the Great Hammerhead, Scalloped Hammerhead, Smooth Hammerhead, Porbeagle, and Oceanic Whitetip Shark. This means increased protection for these particular sharks while still allowing legal and sustainable trade. A healthy ocean needs healthy shark populations. CITES- Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora Don’t forget to subscribe Each Week, a new Did you Know? Video Beluga Whales-Ocean Mammals http://youtu.be/4YnRobITZJ8 Seahorse-Male Seahorse Giving Birth http://youtu.be/Nra3n3sVeiI Endangered Ocean Life-Sea Turtles http://youtu.be/sbxKh78zw3o Octopus-How a Giant Pacific Octopus Eats http://youtu.be/TZeeszGQqTg Endangered Species Act-North American right Whale http://youtu.be/pU3DwU44D4U CITES- Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora http://www.cites.org/ http://www.cites.org/eng/disc/what.php
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10 Animals That Are No Longer On the Endangered Species List
 
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My PayPal https://www.paypal.me/top10world 1) Indian Rhino (No Longer Endangered: 2008); 2) Brown Pelican (No Longer Endangered: 2009); 3) Gray Wolf (No Longer Endangered: 2011); 4) Lake Erie Water Snake (No Longer Endangered: 2011); 5) Arabian Oryx (No Longer Endangered: 2011); 6) Steller Sea Lion (No Longer Endangered: 2013); 7) Delmarva Peninsula Fox Squirrel (No Longer Endangered: 2015); 8) Louisiana Black Bear (No Longer Endangered: 2015); 9) Chatham Petrel (No Longer Endangered: 2015); 10) The Giant Panda (No Longer Endangered: 2016).Top10 World II https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgGZUHUihA7PeO6yLDJOSOATop 10 Most Beautiful Insects https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=279obUmD9FA 10 Formidable Predatory Insects https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-NxsNHcnyjA Top 10 Engagement Ring Designers https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J9Lwy6fwCaY top 10 lists,pop culture viral video games movies film movies films marvel mcu avengers the avengers, avengers: age of ultron avengers: infinity war infinity war age of ultron, quicksilver scarlet witch gamora guardians of the galaxy, guardians of the galaxy vol. 2, captain America, captain America iron man iron man 3 tony stark spoilers watchmojo watch mojo list top 10 tv television live craziest events events televised live tv september 11 l.a. riots rodney king munich massacre olympics tohoku earthquake tsunami challenger disaster berlin wall lee harvey oswald jfk world series manila hostage crisis, crazy
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11 Critically Endangered Animals
 
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From one of the rarest primates on earth,to the most endangered marine mammal in the world, these are 11 of the Most Critically Endangered Animals! Subscribe to Epic Wildlife http://goo.gl/6rzs5u Let's Connect -- http://www.epicadamwildlife.com/ -- http://www.facebook.com/epicadamwildlife -- http://www.twitter.com/epicwildlife -- http://gplus.to/epicwildlife 5. Red Wolf -- Did you know that by the 1970s, the pure red wolf was thought to have gone extinct in the wild? They once inhabited the US, from Texas to New York and was considered a top predator within its historic habitat of swamps, forests and coastal prairies. Human hunters wiped out their numbers, and habitat loss was thought to have finished off the animals. But since a population was reintroduced, the red wolf is thought to number around 50 to 75 individuals. Today, they’re confined to a region of North Carolina, where they’re protected by law. 4. Amur (ah-MOO-r) Leopard -- This animal is native to southeastern Russia and northeast China. They’re differentiated from other subspecies by their thick, spot-covered fur … and for their long limbs that allow them to easily adapt to deep snow. Threats to their population include poaching, deforestation, and industrial development projects. As their numbers decline, inbreeding is a potential threat as the gene pool is steadily diminished … resulting in a loss of genetic diversity. Today, numbers of this critically endangered species is estimated at around 70 individuals. 3. White Headed Langur (luhng-GOO-r) - -- There are two recognized subspecies of this critter -- one lives on Cat Ba (kaht-bah) Island in Vietnam … the other is found in Guangxi (g’wan-see), China. The one found in Vietnam is referred to as the Cat Ba (kaht-bah) Langur (luhng-GOO-r). It’s considered to be one of the world’s rarest primates. The creatures have long tails which can measure more than 1.5 times their body size, and can weigh around 9 kilograms. They live high up in caves and trees of the limestone forest. But a booming tourism industry on Cat Ba (kaht-bah) Island is threatening their habitat. And the animals have long been hunted and poached for use in concoctions thought to provide health benefits. Their numbers have declined by some 80% over the past three generations. Today, there’s an estimated population of around 70 individuals. No wonder the Cat Ba Langur (kaht-bah luhng-GOO-r) was deemed one of the world’s 25 Most Endangered Primates. 2. Saiga (sy-guh) Antelope -- This creature is found in one area of Russia and three areas of Kazakhstan, where about 90% of the population is located. But it once roamed across a vast range of the Eurasian steppes, from the Carpathian Mountains to Mongolia. Evidence of their existence has also been found in North America during the Pleistocene. The Saiga (sy-guh) antelope is notable for its unusual, bloated nostrils that are closely spaced and face downward. The unique configuration of their nose enables the animal to cool its blood and filter out dust. In the winter, it heats the air before it’s taken into the lungs. Only males possess horns … they can reach 15 inches long and have up to 20 pronounced rings. The animals are critically endangered due to hunting, and demand for their horns for use in traditional medicines … that demand caused the antelope to become extinct in China. In 2015, around 200,000 of the antelopes suddenly died within a two week span … that was over 70% of their species. The cause was thought to be pasteurellosis (pas-ter-uh-LOH-sis)… a bacterial disease that can also affect humans. 1. Vaquita -- This rare species of porpoise is thought to be the world’s most endangered cetacean. It’s native to the northern area of the Gulf of California. They’re distinguished by dark rings around their eyes and patching on their lips. Females, which are larger than the males, grow to nearly 6 feet long … but overall, the Vaquita is considered the smallest porpoise. A major reason for their population decline is the practice of illegal gillnet fishing. Gillnets involve a type of netting that prevents fish escaping by catching them by the gills -- and not letting go. While Vaquitas aren’t the active targets of gillnets, they can become ensnared and drown all the same. Other threats include habitat loss, pesticide pollution and natural predators. Only 60 individuals are estimated to exist. Without great conservation measures, experts think the Vaquita could be extinct within 5 years … Making it the fifth marine mammal species to vanish in modern times.
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Endangered Animals: Marine Life
 
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All about sea animals and how to help.
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Endangered animals song for children | 'Animals in danger' with lyrics | Johnny & the Raindrops
 
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A great song to get children to think about the issues of endangered animals. Simple enough for them to sing along, especially on the chorus. Upbeat and lively. 'A lovely song which the kids will enjoy! Very useful to go with my animals topic and thinking about our role in the world. Cheers'. Teacher on TES. Great for: Early Years Foundation Stage / Knowledge and Understanding of the World / Animals KS1 / Citizenship / Animals and us / Wildlife KS1 / Science / Living Things / Living things and their environment Chords, mp3 download and more in Johnny's TES materials. LYRICS AND CHORDS [intro] D A/C# Bm Gm Em A D A D A If the jungle was your playground and the forest was your home G Bm A And the meadows and the mountains were where you loved to roam, D A G If you woke up in the morning and all of this were gone, How would you feel? [repeat above chords] If your friends were all around you and your neighbours were there too Every member of your family was living close to you If you woke up in the morning all alone and in a zoo, How would you feel? D A D G Bm A Danger. Danger. Animals in danger. From the big to the small. D A/C# Bm Gm And we stand or fall together. Em A D A ‘Cause this world needs us all. D A This world is like a jigsaw so no pieces must be lost. G Bm A When a species is no longer every creature pays the cost. D A G There are birds and bees and bison, pigs and pandas we may never see again. D A D G Bm A Danger. Danger. Animals in danger. From the big to the small. D A/C# Bm Gm And we stand or fall together. Em A D ‘Cause this world needs us all. F#m Bm We all need a place to live. We all need a place to grow. G D We need food and air and water to survive. F#m Bm So we can walk and swim and fly on the land, in sea and sky Em A D And stay alive. [8 bar vamp on ‘D’] D A D G Bm A Danger. Danger. Animals in danger. From the big to the small. D A/C# Bm Gm And we stand or fall together. Em A D A ‘Cause this world needs us all. D A D G Bm A Danger. Danger. Animals in danger. From the big to the small. D A/C# Bm Gm And we stand or fall together. Em A D A ‘Cause this world needs us all. D A/C# Bm Gm Em A D A D
Endangered sea animals (Global perspectives)
 
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10 Animals That Were Recently Discovered
 
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► Subscribe: https://goo.gl/vHN6qB For copyright matters please contact us at: [email protected] The animal kingdom is diverse and fascinating, and there are many different versions of the same species all over the planet. In some areas, such as the deepest reaches of the Amazon Rainforest, we know very little about all the creatures that exist there. And while us humans tend to think of ourselves as the masters of our world, it cannot be denied that there are many weird and wonderful things on Planet Earth of which we are simply unaware. That’s why everyone becomes so excited when we discover a new plant or animal species. Recently scientists have discovered new species of wasp, shark, ape, and even new animals descended from Dinosaurs! With that in mind, here are 10 amazing animals that have only been discovered in recent years. Squalus Clarkae Also known as the “Genie’s Dogfish,” this tiny member of the shark family, specifically the dogfish shark, grows just 20 to 28 inches long. Found in the deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico, this dainty predator has huge, anime-like eyes which are perfect for seeing in the deep, dark waters. Calistoga Crassicaudata Despite being just 9.8 millimeters long, this species of parasitic wasp is native to the Amazon, and is one of the most nightmarish creatures on this list. Its stinger is about half the length of its tiny body and is also an “ovipositor.” This means that that stinger also deposits eggs, along with a paralytic toxin into the wound it creates. Caelestiventus Hanseni This entry has been, thankfully, discovered post extinction. If you think we’re cruel for saying this, just wait until you hear about C.Hanseni! C. Hanseni was, in fact, a breed of Giant Pterosaur which sported no less than 110 teeth and 4 seriously wicked fangs. The scientists responsible for discovering it estimate that it may have had a wingspan of around 4.9 feet and fangs 2.5 centimeters in length. Mansourasaurus shahinae The second ancient discovery on our list is less carnivorous, but no less terrifying for its vegetarian nature. The Mansourasaurus was found in Egypt by archeologists in late 2017. This sauropod was long-necked, long-tailed, and the size of a modern-day bus! What makes this discovery so exciting? Dendrocerus Scutellaris Another member of the wasp family which has been discovered in recent years, D.Scutellaris is also a parasitic wasp that seems to have cut its way straight from a scary movie. Like it’s cousin C.Crassicaudata, this wasp lays eggs inside of a host. The larvae then hatch and, well you get the rest. Despite this, D.Scutellaris lacks the strong, pointy jaws that most endoparasitoid wasps use to chew their way free. Tardigrades Lovers of weird and wonderful animals will already know about the famously sturdy Tardigrade or as its sometimes called “water bear”. This tiny microscopic creature can survive in extreme cold down to negative -328 degrees Fahrenheit and extreme heat up to 300 degrees Fahrenheit. In fact, they can even survive in the intense radiation and crushing vacuum of space! Talk about a super-creature, right? Shastasaurid The creatures of the world’s oceans remain more mysterious than even the surface of the moon; deep dwelling animals are still being discovered, today, and so it is little surprise that we are still becoming aware of now extinct species. Junzi Imperialis The burials of ancient Chinese royals were very often flamboyant and outlandish affairs which displayed the wealth and importance of the person through the goods they were buried with. Even still, archaeologists were surprised to find the remains of an extinct and ancient member of the Gibbon family within the burial menagerie of the grandmother of China’s first Emperor. The Bryant Shark Thanks to recent movies and media, the public is more aware of ancient sea life than ever before. Jurassic World, and The Meg have brought huge, sea-dwelling dinos into the public eye. But while we know about the infamous Megalodon, the largest shark to ever exist, few are aware of the ongoing search for one of its ancestors Orthrozanclus Elongata With an armored back and spikes lining its sides, this 515-million-year-old critter would probably give most people a nasty scare if they were to see it in person. The cocktail-stick-like spikes on its back were longer than the creature was wide and extended like sunbursts. Discoverer Dr. Martin Smith remarks that this would have made them look rather like a cuddly cactus. We hope you enjoyed this video! Let us know which one of these animals was your favorite. And if you liked the video, like, share, subscribe and turn on notifications so you will be the first to know when we release a new video. Thank you for watching!
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California Sea Lions | Endangered Animals | Best Environmetal Science
 
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AUDREY4CARE is the National Winner of the 2018 President's Environmental Youth Award & the Junior Philanthropist of the Year-Pacific Marine Mammal Center(PMMC) www.AUDREY4CARE.org ​“AUDREY4CARE-Care 4 Animals, Respect 4 the Earth” is a project that I started when I was 6 years old after reading a book about oil spills which made a great impact on my understanding of the responsibility in protecting the ocean mammals and environment. This project is an initiative that increases public awareness of the importance of “CARE” through communication and taking actions. After Audrey got a personalized letter from a former President Obama, Audrey started this Youtube channel to educate people. AUDREY4CARE has not only generated interests among young people about “CARE”, but also inspired grown-ups to get motivated to “CARE”. Long-term goals of the AUDREY4CARE are to promote environmental awareness and encourage appropriate public involvement to treat the earth with respect, ultimately ensuring a healthy planet for future generations. Please Support Audrey by clicking "subscribe" button. https://www.facebook.com/audrey4care copyright matters please contact us at [email protected]
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Sea Turtles 101 | National Geographic
 
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Sea turtles have existed since the time of the dinosaurs. Find out about the ancient mariners' oldest known ancestor, how certain adaptations may have helped the reptiles survive, and the conservation efforts being made to save these creatures. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe #NationalGeographic #SeaTurtles #Educational About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world's premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, Nat Geo gets you closer to the stories that matter and past the edge of what's possible. Get More National Geographic: Official Site: http://bit.ly/NatGeoOfficialSite Facebook: http://bit.ly/FBNatGeo Twitter: http://bit.ly/NatGeoTwitter Instagram: http://bit.ly/NatGeoInsta Read more about Sea Turtles here: https://on.natgeo.com/2Wx7DQb Sea Turtles 101 | National Geographic https://youtu.be/5Rmv3nliwCs National Geographic https://www.youtube.com/natgeo
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Top 10 Endangered Animals
 
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10 animals that might not be here in 10 years time. Where else to find All Time 10s... Facebook: http://ow.ly/3FNFR Twitter: http://ow.ly/3FNMk Check out a selection of video's highlighting some Alltime10's favourite and interesting people.. @ http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=365DD325201BCB58
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17 Recently Extinct Animals
 
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What do you do to help make things easier on the environment around you? Let us know in the comments below and subscribe to our channel for more informative videos, just like this – thanks for watching. Subscribe for weekly wacky videos and learn interesting facts about the world with awesome top 10 lists and other amazing videos. 10 - Not for sale… It seems the fight against Rhino poaching is getting more and more difficult. It won’t be long before we are showing our children images of all rhinos, trying to explain these beautiful creatures. Already the rarest of the rhinos, the West African black rhinoceros, is officially extinct. You used to find hundreds of them in Africa, and now none – not even in captivity. 9 - When you’re dead, you’re dead… There’s no coming back! It was 2012 that the very last Pinta Island Tortoise sadly passed away. This is totally blamed on humans and their hunting. Apparently, they were hunted for food during the 19th century, and when goats were introduced on the island in the 50’s, the tortoises’ natural habitat was ruined. People tried to conserve the tortoise, but their efforts failed and they were left with one. Lonesome George mated with others, but their eggs were never fertile. He died in 2012. 8 - Forever in our memory… These Zanzibar leopards were found mostly in the Tanzania state of Australia. They were excellent predators and people were actually afraid of them. It was believed that witches would use the leopards to go and harass or harm the villagers, and the leopards became demonized. They were hunted intensely, and by 1997 – considered extinct. 7 - It’s finally official… Considering this Caribbean Monk Seal was only declared extinct in 2008, you may be surprised to have never seen one before. That’s probably because the last time one was actually seen alive was in 1952. Scientists were once again reluctant to call it, and were hoping to find more. They were hunted excessively for their blubber during the 17 and 1800’s. This seal had a nasal mite, which is now also extinct. 6 - Picture perfect… And that’s the only way this Ivory-billed Woodpecker will ever be. Because you can never, ever see one in real life again. Major habitat loss is the main reason why they’re no longer around, and some sites report the last official siting to be 1940. At one stage, there was a reward of $10 000.00 for anyone with information on these birds, but no one came forward with anything. 5 - Gone but not forgotten… The Baiji dolphin also known as the Yangtze River Dolphin was still recently listed on the critically endangered list, but it’s now been said they are officially extinct. Scientists traveled up and down the river for 2000 miles, using underwater microphones and optical instruments to detect the dolphin. There was thought to be a sighting in 2002, but it wasn’t conclusive. The demise of this beautiful dolphin is blamed on overfishing, pollution, poaching, habitat loss and excessive boat traffic. 4 - Another one gone… The Black-Faced Honeycreeper was a native bird in Hawaii, but partly thanks to the introduction of animals like pigs, cats and rats – havoc was wreaked on the eco-system over the past few centuries. That’s the reason given for the demise of this bird. The last one known to man, died in 2004 and none have been seen since. 3 - No longer in flight… This beautiful animal is the Madeiran large white, with the purest white wings and black tips. Sadly, the last one collected was in 1977, and although searched for extensively in the 80’s and 90’s, never found. It’s thought to be the result of a virus, and has officially been declared extinct. 2 - Good as gone This "salmonid" fish is called the Blackfin Cisco, and they used to be plentiful in the Great Lakes. Its dwindling population is because of overfishing and the invasion of species like the Rainbow Smelt, the Alewife and a type of sea lamprey. They have been considered extinct since 1996 and the last one seen was in Lake Michigan in 1969. However, there was one thought to be seen in 2006, so who knows – perhaps there are more. 1 - Never coming back… Our last extinct animal on our list is from Australia. It’s the Lesser Stick Nest Rat, and it used to make the most incredible nests using sticks, with some reaching as high as 9-feet. It’s been said they tasted pretty good, and they were quite trusting of humans – which didn’t help the little guy at all. They were last documented on film in 1933, but in 1970 there was also a trusted sighting.
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10 Rarest & Critically Endangered Animals on Earth
 
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Endangered Marine Life - Extremely Endangered Sea Animals Video For Children
 
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Learn more about these weird and extremely endangered marine life.: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00Z7ISW96 This beautiful book with colorful pictures of these strange sea animals will encourage children to get to know them and cherish them. 10% of the book profits will be donated to WWF endangered animals conservation program. Thank you for your support. Click here: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00Z7ISW96 https://youtu.be/U4Hmwew3KCY endangered marine life endangered marine species endangered animals video for children endangered sea animals
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Rescue Sea Turtles, Removing Barnacles from Poor Sea Turtles Compilation
 
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19 INCREDIBLY Colorful Sea Creatures
 
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From Nemo, the clownfish, to the beautiful and elusive Blue Sea Slug, these are 19 INCREDIBLY Colorful Sea Creatures ! 8. Blue Tang -- Undersea creatures seem to look really cool in blue … and this one is no exception. The Blue Tang shows off some amazing blue coloration complemented by bold black markings. It almost sounds like a fashion shows, right? These fish are usually found in Indo-Pacific waters and are actually bright yellow when they’re younger. The blue and black colors show up at their final phase of development. 7. Coral -- Is that a brain at the bottom of the ocean? No … but it is a brain coral … and just an example of the wide ranging variety of living coral and coral reefs, some of which are thought to have started growing over 50 million years ago. Contrary to some beliefs, coral are animals, not plants … they’re actually related to anemones and jellyfish. The reefs formed by coral provide housing for thousands of marine species, giving them a place to find food, reproduce, and keep them safe until they’re mature enough to venture into the deeper ocean. Did you know coral reef plants and animals have proven important to the development of new medicines to treat cancer, Alzheimer's and heart disease? But even with all those advantages, human activity is threatening almost 60 percent of the world’s coral reefs. 6. Flower Hat Jellyfish -- This rare species of jellyfish is a rare species usually found in the waters of southern japan, Argentina and Brazil. It can grow to a half-foot in diameter, and is easily recognizable by its translucent bell, which is pinstriped with opaque bands. Those coiling tentacles adhere to the rim while not in use. Like many pretty looking things, this jelly carries a sting … but even though it’s painful, it’s non-lethal to humans … the worst you’d get is a rash. 5. Blue Sea Slug -- We couldn’t find a lot of information on this critter. From what we’ve seen, it’s often identified as a Blue Sea Slug … but that sounds like a pedestrian name for such a colorful creature. You can see the brilliant blue coloration in this photo … the animal almost looks like an alien life form with the two antennae sticking up. We’re guessing it might be a Nudibranch (new-di-brank). Those mollusks are noted for their striking colors, and there are more than 2,300 validated species scattered about the world. Can you confirm that? Let us know in the comments! 4. Mantis Shrimp -- They’re one of the most colorful forms of marine life, but don’t be fooled. They’re also known as ferocious undersea predators that possess, pound for pound, one of the most powerful punches on the planet. Punching with speed equal to a .22 caliber bullet, the Mantis Shrimp has not only broken shells of its prey … it’s also broken through aquarium glass. Punching at that velocity makes water vaporize and explode with a sharp bang, a flash of light and extremely high heat, all of which is felt by the victim as an additional blast. Not bad for an animal that averages less than four inches long. 3. Juvenile Emperor Angelfish -- Their coloration will change with age … but while they’re young, they exhibit these amazing displays of swirling dark blue, white and electric blue. It almost look hypnotic, right? Well, the fish keeps these distinct patterns until it reaches maturity, which usually takes around 4 years. Then the fish develops blue and yellow stripes, and black shading around its eyes. 2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amphiprioninae Clownfish -- Did you recognize them from “Finding Nemo”? Known as one of the most brightly colored fish in the world, their bodies have distinctive white striping with colors that can vary from red, orange or yellow. They’re also known as anemone fishes, because of their mutually beneficial relationship with sea anemones. The toxic tentacles of the anemones protect clownfish from predators. And the fast movement of the fishes helps anemones find food and increase circulation. 1. The Mandarinfish -- Also known as the “Mandarin Dragonet” it swims in the Pacific reefs … but it’s less than 3 inches long so it can be difficult to see in the wild. As you might guess, this fish is highly sought after in the aquarium trade … but they’re considered extremely difficult to their strict eating habits. Some people think the Mandarinfish might be the most beautiful fish in the world … would you agree? to Epic Wildlife http://goo.gl/6rzs5u Let's Connect -- http://www.epicadamwildlife.com/ -- http://www.facebook.com/epicadamwildlife -- http://www.twitter.com/epicwildlife -- http://gplus.to/epicwildlife
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Endangered Marine Animals
 
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This video includes different endangered species of the ocean and how we can help save them.
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Endangered Species Act: 40 Years of Protection, Conservation, and Recovery
 
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It's the 40th anniversary of the Endangered Species Act and NOAA Fisheries is celebrating 40 years of protection, conservation, and recovery of our nation's living marine resources under the ESA.
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7 Believed Extinct Animals Still Alive
 
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The recent sighting of an animal long thought to be extinct, or at least almost, proves that Mother Nature always has some surprises in store! So here's the big news: a black leopard has been photographed in Africa for the first time in over a century! And this really is a bombshell because black leopards are extremely rare. #rareanimals #extinctanimals #uniqueanimals Other videos you might like: 10 Unique Animals You Won’t Believe Exist https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t8mxT7lnCuo& 10 Extinct Animals Scientists Are Ready to Bring Back https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cHZ5mJK4J5Q& 10 Cute Animals That Can Actually Kill You https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aKXLQN1l7mQ& TIMESTAMPS: Why is it black? 0:28 It's categorized as “Vulnerable”. Why? 0:58 Other animals that were rediscovered Fish with legs 2:23 The dwarf fin whale 3:33 The giant earthworm 4:18 Pygmy elephants (Aww!) 5:31 The Fernandina giant tortoise 6:35 The tree lobster 7:44 Preview photo credit: Black Leopard: By Burrard-Lucas wildlife photography http://burrard-lucas.com, Photographed with a Camtraptions camera trap www.camtraptions.com, Laikipia Wilderness Camp, Kenya, https://www.camtraptions.com/black-leopard.html We'd like to thank Burrard Lucas http://burrard-lucas.com for all the photographs of black leopard provided for this video. Photographed with a Camtraptions camera trap www.camtraptions.com, Laikipia Wilderness Camp, Kenya, https://www.camtraptions.com/black-leopard.html An adult specimen of Driloleirus americanus, or Giant Palouse earthworm, an Annelid originating from east Washington: By Chris Baugher - https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/9546772625/, CC BY 2.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=37140323 Animation is created by Bright Side. Music by Epidemic Sound https://www.epidemicsound.com/ SUMMARY: - The cat’s black coat is the result of melanism. This is a condition when the body has too much melanin, the pigment that determines your hair, skin, and eye color. - In Africa, no one has been able to prove its existence for over 100 years. The last time a published photograph was taken was in 1909 in Ethiopia. - The most incredible thing about coelacanths is that they’re considered a transitional step between actual fish and four-legged land creatures. - Speaking of ocean dwellers, there’s another one that was considered extinct up until very recently: Omura’s whale, a.k.a. the dwarf fin whale. Before 2015, none of these whales had ever been found. - The giant Palouse earthworm has supposedly been extinct since the 1980s. But scientists found one adult specimen in 2005. - In 2008, the World Wildlife Fund (or WWF) made an astonishing discovery: high up in the mountains of Borneo there lives a whole colony of pygmy elephants that were thought to be extinct for almost two centuries! - The Fernandina giant tortoise was believed to have died out by 1906, and no signs of it were ever seen until February 17, 2019. A female was discovered in the Galapagos Islands. Subscribe to Bright Side : https://goo.gl/rQTJZz ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Our Social Media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/brightside/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brightgram/ 5-Minute Crafts Youtube: https://www.goo.gl/8JVmuC Photos: https://www.depositphotos.com East News ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- For more videos and articles visit: http://www.brightside.me/
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endangered sea creatures and animals
 
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more than half the animals are endangered because of either loss of habitat or man cruelty please rate and comment Thanks :)
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Top 5 Endangered Marine Animals
 
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We hope you enjoyed our top 5 most endangered marine species video!! Thanks again for watching! Don't forget to like subscribe and comment below what you want to see next! Also follow us on Instagram @everything_top_5 Sand cloud code (25% off) : MaryRyan25 http://rwrd.io/5f85i5f
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Wild Kratts - Protecting Sea Creatures from The Bad Guys
 
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Poachers beware, the Wild Kratts team is determined to protect each and every endangered species in every corner of the world, including down in the deep blue sea. Now you can go wild with the Wild Kratts every Wednesday with a brand new video on the official Wild Kratts channel! The Kratts brothers leap into animated action in Wild Kratts, a new half hour adventure comedy from the creators of the hit show Kratts’ Creatures and Zaboomafoo. In each episode, Chris and Martin Kratt travel to a different corner of the world to meet amazing new animals. Join the wild Kratts for a laugh-out-loud comedy adventure, as Martin and Chris activate their Creature Power Suits to rescue their animal friends!
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10 Animals That are Close To Extinction (Endangered Species)
 
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10 animals that are close to extinction (Endangered Species) An endangered species is a species which has been categorized as very likely to become extinct. Endangered as categorized by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List, is the second most severe conservation status for wild populations in the IUCN's schema after Critically Endangered (CR). So in this video we will see some of the world’s most endangered species critically in need of protection. A species with 500 animals left could be considered more endangered than one with only 300 left if that species is localised to one area and has a long reproductive cycle meaning the population cannot quickly grow. SUBSCRIBE : https://www.youtube.com/skerryharry FOLLOW : http://www.twitter.com/SkerryHarry Thanks for watching be sure to subscribe for more amazing content Leave a like and comment below #Animals #Extinction #skerryharry For business inquiries : [email protected]
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Beautiful 100 Endangered Animals in the World
 
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This video shows the top 100 most endangered animals. I think when watching this video people should try and feel just how much damage we as a collective whole do to our environment and the animals and species within it. Maybe it is too late to apologise but it is not too late to help these endangered animals re-establish their rightful place on the earth. Check out the top 100 most endangered animals up to date below: http://the-vegan-muser.tumblr.com/ List of endangered animals in video: 1. African Wild Donkey 2. Amur Leopard 3. Anderson's Salamander 4. Araripe Manakin 5. Arctic Fox 6. Asian Lion 7. Asiastic Cheetah 8. Atlantic Ridley Sea Turtle 9. Axoloti Salamander 10. Bald Eagle 11. Beluga Sturgeon 12. Black Footed Ferret 13. Black Lemur 14. Blue Whale 15. Blue-Throated Macaw 16. Burrowing Owl 17. Cactus Ferruginous Pygmy Owl 18. Carolina Parakeet 19. Cerulean Warbler 20. Channel Island Fox 21. Coelacanth 22. Cook Inlet Beluga Whale 23. Cross River Gorilla 24. Desert Tortoise 25. Eastern Cougar 26. Eastern Timber Wolf 27. Eskimo Curfew 28. European Sturgeon 29. Fisher Weasel 30. Florida Black Bear 31. Florida Manatee 32. Galapagos (Flightless Bird) 33. Gaur 34. Giant Anteater 35. Giant Armadillo 36. Giant Panda 37. Golden Seal 38. Gopher Tortoise 39. Gray Wolf 40. Greater Bamboo Lemur 41. Greater Prairie Chicken 42. Green Turtle 43. Green-Cheeked Parakeet Parrot 44. Grey Whale 45. Grizzly Bear 46. Hawaiian Monk Seal 47. Hawksbill Sea Turtle 48. Humpback Whale 49. Iberian Lynx 50. Imperial Amazon Parrot 51. Indian Rhinoceros 52. Javan Rhino 53. Kagu 54. Kakapo Owl Parrot 55. Killer Whale 56. Komodo Dragon 57. Leatherback Turtle 58. Lynx 59. Manatee 60. Mediterranean Monk Seal 61. Mexican Spotted Owl 62. Mexican Wolf 63. Mohave Ground Squirrel 64. Monarch Butterfly 65. Monkey Eating Eagle 66. Mountain Gorilla 67. Mountain Lion 68. Narwhal 69. North Atlantic Right Whale 70. Northern Fur Seal 71. Northern Spotted Owl 72. Onager 73. Orangutan 74. Peregrine Falcon 75. Philippine Eagle 76. Piping Plover 77. Pronghorned Antelope 78. Przewalski's Hore 79. Puerto Rican Parrot 80. Pygmy Hippopotamus 81. Red Wolf 82. Saola Vietnamese Antelope 83. Sei Whale 84. Shortnose Sturgeon 85. Snow Leopard 86. Snowy Owl 87. Sonoran Pronghorn Antelope 88. Spix's Macaw 89. Swift Fox 90. Takahe 91. Tapir 92. Thick-Billed Parrot 93. Trumpeter Swan 94. Vancouver Island Marmot 95. Vaquita 96. Western Snowy Plover 97. White Pelican 98. White Rhinoceros 99. Wolverine And finally 100 the Woodland Caribou Now I never pick favourites but isn't that snow leopard absolutely amazing (number 85) Basically this video is to show you the next blog series happening on http://www.greenanimalworld.co.uk which is Endangered Animal of the Week. Every week an in depth analysis of one of these incredible animals will be posted on http://www.greenanimalworld.co.uk. "Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use" for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing. Non-profit, educational or personal use tips the balance in favor of fair use."
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Endangered and Extinct Animals | Video for Kids | Rare Extinct Animals Video
 
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Today we will learn about Endangered and Extinct Animals. Animals present in such small numbers that it is at risk of extinction are called Endangered Animals. Examples: Panda, Tiger and Rhino. When an entire species of animal dies out, that species is extinct. Once it becomes extinct, it is gone forever. Examples: Dinosaurs, Irish elk and Aurochs. For more videos go to: https://www.youtube.com/user/learningjunction Thanks for watching
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Animals - Nile Savem (the endangered animals song) #savemall
 
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Nile Savem is on a quest to save all the endangered animals in the world. Wanna join him? Learn this song off by heart and share it with your friends and family! (Sourced from WWF's endangered and critically endangered species list: https://www.worldwildlife.org/species/directory?sort=extinction_status&direction=desc) Find out more about how you can help tackle climate change and learn about the global goals here: http://www.globalgoals.org/ ***** Lyrics: We’ve gotta try our best to save all animals, so come and join my quest, climate action's our goal! Now I’ve gathered their names and put it in this rap to give our friends some fame before they’re wiped off our maps! Amur leopard, galapagos penguin indus and ganges river dolphins sumatran elephant, rhino, tiger and orangutan, they’re all in danger! Asian elephant, javan rhino humphead wrasse, green turtle bonobo hawksbill turtle wanna share joy, so do yangzte finless purpoise! ----------------------------------------------- Eastern and western lowland gorilla borean pygmy elephant, saola bornean orangutan, south china tiger black footed ferret, have the best fur! African wild dog, bluefin tuna chimpanzee, sei whale, red panda fin whale, blue whale, north Atlantic right whale mountain gorilla, watch them all exhale! ----------------------------------------------- Black rhino, sea lion, vaquita hectors dolphin, cross river gorilla amur, bengal and malayan tigers, indian and sri lankan elephants, are neighbours! Not to forget the indochinese tiger and plenty more species that are in endangered! don’t shy away, come and join the cause WE’VE GOTTA SAVE ALL THESE ANIMALS! There are a million species vulnerable to extinction with fading habitats and changing ecosystems. A million species that won’t join us tomorrow unless we take climate action and be sustainable…. Oh… We’re gonna try our best to save all animals so come and join my quest, climate action’s our goal! Now I’ve gathered their names and put it in this rap to give our friends some fame so they’re not wiped off our maps! Oh… gotta save them all… Oh… Animals.
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10 Critically Endangered Animals That Will Soon Disappear
 
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#top10 #critically #animals #PETA #Knowable It’s very sad when animals amongst us go the way of the dinosaur. There is just no coming back from #extinction. And today, we share our world with a number of creatures facing that terrible demise. Here is a list of 10 critically endangered #animals. #10 . Though fairly rare to begin with, the Guam #Kingfisher bird continues to scale down in numbers. Its population was slammed harshly when a non-native snake was accidentally introduced to its habitat, and the number of Kingfishers surviving dropped to a scary 29. But a massive effort by the U.S. Government has rebuilt the population of the birds to about 130. Helping in the breeding efforts are the Philadelphia Zoo, the #Smithsonian National Zoo, the #Chicago Lincoln Park Zoo, the San Diego Zoo, #Disney’s Animal Kingdom and the St. Louis Zoo. #9 . There are only about 100 #Alabama Cavefish left. The few that are left can only be found in underground pools in northwestern Alabama and there are only nine species of the fish. This is the rarest of cavefish in North America and all freshwater fish. This blind fish uses sensors to feel its way about. #8 . At one time, the #Madagascar Pochard was thought to be extinct. But it was rediscovered in a remote part of Madagascar in 2006. But even with that, it’s not too far from being extinct. There are only 74 known individual birds in existence. Eggs have been collected and, with special care, chicks are being raised in a special facility by aviculturists and are seeing some light at the end of the tunnel. #7 . The Vaquita is in critical #danger of extinction. This is rare species of porpoise. In 2014, its numbers dropped below 100 and now stand at 60. This #creature, though very limited in number, can be found on the northern part of the Gulf of #California. Officials say that unless something significant happens in conservation efforts, the Vaquita will be extinct within five years. #6 . There are now fewer than 60 Amur #leopards in the world today. They are native to southeastern #Russia and northeast China. Since 1996, it has been a critically endangered species. At one point, there were only between 19 and 26 wild Amur leopards. #5 . The Santa Catarina guinea pig has a total population of about 42. It is an island creature that is very vulnerable to hunting and #natural #disasters. They can reproduce when they are only a few months old, but its #population has diminished greatly since the rising of sea levels 8,000 years ago. #4 . There is some serious concern over the Hainan black-crested gibbon, as there are only 22 left before extinction. This gibbon is a species in China, where their numbers once flourished and covered nearly half of the country. There were more than 2,000 gibbons in Hainan Island in the 1950s. But now they are identified as critically endangered by the #International #Union for #Conservation of Nature’s #Red List. #3. There are only three Yangtze softshell turtles left in the world. They are in #China. The Suzhou Zoo in China is attempting to breed two of them. The last surviving female is 100 years old, and fingers are crossed that the breeding – through artificial insemination – will results in fertile eggs. In a recent attempt, 89 eggs were laid, but none were fertile. #2. The dwindling numbers of the northern white rhinoceros has put it squarely on the #Critically Endangered List, as there are only three of them left. While in greater numbers, the rhino was found in several spots in East and Central Africa. The remaining three are housed at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya and are protected by armed guards around the clock. #1 . Unfortunately, there is not much hope at all for the survival of the Ecnomiohyla (Ekk-Nom-my-o-hi-la) Rabborum frog. Only one of this species remains in existence today. Its demise may well have been caused by a bacteria that swept through its native land. The male frog, named Toughie, was survived by two other male frogs, but one was euthanized Feb. 17, 2012, due to failing health. Toughie resides at the Atlanta Botanical Garden. He will be the last of his kind. That’s all for today. Do you know of any other animals whose numbers are thinning out? If so, let us know in the comments below. Don’t forget to like us and subscribe for more stories like this.
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Most COLORFUL Sea Creatures
 
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The ocean is filled with 228,450 different species of animals that we know of, but it’s believed that there are as many as 2-million animals to still be discovered. They come is many different shapes, sizes and colours and just like our land animals, their colours serve a specific purpose beneath the surface of the ocean. Subscribe to Talltanic http://goo.gl/wgfvrr Watch our "Evidence That Aliens HAVE Visited Earth " video here:- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iL227eb9FSI Watch our "CRAZY Ideas That Actually Worked!" video here- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v0n2wEAiOcg Watch our UNBELIEVABLE Items Found After Tsunamis !" video here- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VNNLwdBI7Gk 9 - Boxfish These bright yellow fish are found in reefs throughout the Pacific Ocean and the Indian Ocean as well as the south-eastern Atlantic Ocean. They can grow to around 18-inches or 45-cm in length. Their skin is bright yellow when they are a juvenile and as they grow older, they get a blue/grey hue. Their bright yellow is a warning to others, and if it feels threatened, will release a poison that is lethal to the surrounding fish. 8 - Juvenile Emperor Angel Fish It’s only the juveniles that come in these bright colours, and you’ll find them in the Indian and Pacific Oceans, from the Red Sea to Hawaii and they come in dark blue with bright blue and white rings. It takes 4-years for the fish to reach adulthood and their stripes change to yellow and blue. 7 - Fire Coral These bright animals are not coral but closely related to jellyfish. Also called “stinging coral” or “red sea coral,” fire coral can cause an unsuspecting diver quite a lot of pain. On closer inspection, you’ll see fine hair protruding from the organism, and those hairs contain clusters of stinging cells. It doesn’t derive its name from the fiery colour, but from the fiery sting it leaves behind! 6 - Clown Triggerfish They’re also called Big-Spotted Triggerfish, these saltwater fish have a stocky body and are very colourful. They have a black base with a bright yellow mouth and white spots. 5 - Portuguese Man 'O War These pretty blue sea creatures have a see-through bubble-shaped body filled with gas. This gas allows them to float on the surface of the ocean, and their venomous tentacles drag below. They’re found in the Pacific, the Caribbean, the Indian Ocean and the Atlantic. Their tentacles can reach 165-feet long or 41-meters. Just know that even a tentacle not attached to a body can still sting! 4 - The Flame Angelfish These eye-catching red-orange fish are not easy to miss, and they inhabit the surface of more tropical waters, like the Pacific Ocean. They’re not dangerous or aggressive and are a favourite with aquarium-keepers. Flame Angelfish found in Hawaii have a deeper, more intense colour than those found in other waters. 3 - The Banggai Cardinalfish This beauty is native to the Banggai Islands of Indonesia, and they’re high on the endangered list due to overfishing. They’re also often caught up in trawling and they’re a favourite for tanks. Females lay the eggs and the male protects them. They come in the most beautiful shade of silver with black lines throughout and little white spots. 2 - Sea Nettle Inhabiting tropical and subtropical parts of the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans, sea nettles appear white and glowing or dark reddish to yellowish-brown in colour. Sea nettles capture their prey by paralysis and they’re often seen transporting other sea creatures. 1...
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9 ENDANGERED ANIMALS 3D PUZZLE SURPRISE TOYS - GREAT WHITE SHARK ELEPHANT PANDA
 
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Learn about 9 Stunning Endangered Animal Surprise Toys 3D Puzzles. Great White Sharks and Beluga Whales are among the sea animals which are endangered. Precious animals like Giant Panda and Western African Giraffes are also threatened. Massive animals like Rhino and Polar Bear are also in danger. WWF website http://www.worldwildlife.org/ 7 Insects Facts https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mkon1Up9A5o 12 Terrifying Sea Monsters https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h2MUJrdSaVU Savage Theropod Dinosaurs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4r8UNKG6E34 Farm Animals https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bYoGMAB7yQU Australasia Creatures Toys https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RqNKGPT3GUA 11 Gorgeous Sea Animal toys https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hDr9ye9NUH0 Rainforest Animal surprise toys https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iy-QyufTWjA Ice Age Animals https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-3m-D_zewnY 8 Different types of Sharks https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ZD8TGxxT4M Zoo Animals https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oegcwRpQPs4 Marine sea creatures https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8NOklxP-OlE All music are provided by Youtube Free Music Library and Soundbible.com
Views: 86434 Dan Surprise
The animal smugglers - Techknow
 
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The smuggling of endangered wildlife, both dead and alive, is a billion dollar global business, second only in size to the illegal arms and drug trades. American border control continues to see an incessant attempt at bringing hundreds of species into the United States every year - each attempt more creative than the next. Chatuchak market in Bangkok is one of the largest open air flea markets in Thailand, attracting locals and tourists alike. It boasts over 8,000 vendors selling every type of good under the sun: ceramics, antiques, furniture, clothing and endangered animals. Chatachuk has been recognised by the World Wildlife Fund as a hot spot for illegal animal trade. "It's really disturbing actually - there's no telling what you're going to find," says Joseph Johns, prosecutor of environmental crimes at the US Attorney's office in Los Angeles, of Chatachuk. "You couldn't do this anywhere in the United States of America." People do ask me, 'what's the strangest animal you've ever seen?' and I'll tell them, 'it's man'. Mike Osborn, supervisor, US Fish and Wildlife Service The market is a tragically perfect place to sell and buy illegal wildlife. It is a bustling scene with hoards of people, perfect cover for a potential deal. Vendors can hide their illegal animals behind domestic pet storefronts. Thailand itself serves as a major funnel for the $10 billion illegal wildlife trade. There is a good chance that what is sold in Chatuchak might find it's way back to the United States. The black market for the animal trade is unsurprisingly nondiscriminatory - live crocodiles, overharvested Queen conch shells, and even rare orchids and other flora have also made their way across patrolled borders. "I've had monkeys jump out of suitcases, birds flying out of toothpaste boxes... they get more and more intricate nowadays," says Mike Osborn, supervisor with the US Fish and Wildlife Service. In some cases, the attempts to smuggle have been so desperate, the methods have matched the desire to make business. In Los Angeles, Jereme James was caught smuggling three Fiji island banded iguanas from a nature preserve - whilst on honeymoon - and attempting to sell them to an undercover US Fish and Wildlife Service agent. James admitted to smuggling the iguanas by creating a special compartment in his prosthetic leg. As with many other animals seized at the border, the iguanas in question were rescued by a zoo, in this case, the San Diego Zoo Reptile House. According to zoo curator Kim Lovich, most seized animals live out their days in captivity; it can be very difficult to return an animal back to its home without full knowledge of its original habitat. "If you don't know exactly where that animal is from, you could be introducing viruses to a naive population," says Lovich. The species themselves are selected for a range of values. Some for their rare and exotic qualities, like an ivory totem or a python wallet. Others are captured and sold for pseudo-medicinal purposes, such as the bladder from the Totoaba, a critically endangered sea bass that can only be found in Mexico's Sea of Cortez. The demand for this specific organ is coming from over 8,000 miles aay in Asia due to the belief that the bladder can improve circulation, skin vitality and boost fertility. One bladder can sell for $15,000 on the black market. Undercover agents are doing what they can to intercept the sale of trafficked goods, but the major driver of this falls on the public and the escalating demand for exotic animals. An economic boom, superstition, celebrity, and dubious medicinal claims are all playing a role, encouraging conspicuous consumption in Asia. Education and crackdowns need to continue to help mitigate the global trade. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/
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The Top Ten Critically Endangered Animals in the World
 
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The Top Ten Critically Endangered Animals in the World 10-Vaquita 09-Sumatran Orangutan 08-Saola 07-Western Lowland Gorilla 06-Black Rhinoceros 05-Hawksbill Sea Turtle 04-Sumatran Tiger 03-Sumatran Elephant 02-Javan Rhinoceros 01-Amur Leopard music source: "The Lift" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ image source: video thumbnails: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Javan_rhinoceros#/media/File:Panzernashorn2004.jpg 10. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/65/Vaquita4_Olson_NOAA.jpg http://unadm-bernardodiazmorales.blogspot.com.tr/2015_06_01_archive.html 09. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/8a/Orangutan_01.jpg https://www.flickr.com/photos/joanet/17284823984/sizes/l 08. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Pseudoryx_nghetinhensis.PNG https://www.thedodo.com/raising-the-profile-of-the-saola-1190623882.html 07. https://www.flickr.com/photos/poplinre/572816900/sizes/l https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/fd/Bristol.zoo.western.lowland.gorilla.arp.jpg 06. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/5d/Black_rhino_Ngorongoro_Crater.jpg https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/4c/Dou%C3%A9_21_06_2010_14_Diceros_bicornis.jpg 05. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hawksbill_sea_turtle#/media/File:Hawksbill_turtle_off_the_coast_of_Saba.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hawksbill_sea_turtle#/media/File:Hawksbill_turtle_doeppne-081.jpg 04. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/e1/Sumatran_Tiger_Berlin_Tierpark.jpg https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a4/Indrah_the_Sumatran_Tiger.jpg 03. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/2a/Sumatra_elephant_Ragunan_Zoo_3.JPG https://www.flickr.com/photos/nonprofitorgs/8225842976/sizes/l 02. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/61/Indian_Rhino_001.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Javan_rhinoceros#/media/File:Panzernashorn2004.jpg 01. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/45/Panthera_pardus_orientalis_Colchester_Zoo_%281%29.jpg https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/24/Leopard-digitalART.jpg
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Supposedly Extinct Animals People Have Caught On Camera
 
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Some creatures might be considered as endangered or extinct animals, but the reality is that some have been caught on camera. Here, you will be amazed at our top 10 most amazing seemingly endangered or extinct animals and species caught on camera. Subscribe for more! ► http://bit.ly/BeAmazedSubscribe ◄ Stay updated ► http://bit.ly/BeAmazedFacebook https://twitter.com/BeAmazedVideos https://instagram.com/BeAmazedVideos◄ For copyright queries or general inquiries please get in touch: [email protected] Credits: http://pastebin.com/KFRp5hv9
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Endangered animals: Sea Turtles
 
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This video is about sea turtles
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