(Updated on 13/01/2017)

For teachers

 

 

 

ENDANGERED SPECIES

 

 

 

 

I.    Write the definitions of :

 

1) endangered : ..................................................
 

2) extinct : .................................................

 

2) threatened : .....................................................
 

 

How many species are :

 

 

endangered in the world ?

 

 

...

 

endangered or threatened in the United States ?

 

 

...

 

endangered or threatened mammals in Florida , for example ?

 

 

...

 

extinct every year ?

 

 

...

 

 

II.    Why ?

 

Find 3 important causes of species extinction or endangerment :

 

1. .................................................................
 

2......................................................................
 

3.      ............................................................

 

Let's take an example : ERIKA

 

What is Erika ? ...................................................................................................

 

When was the accident (month + year) ? ....................................................

 

Find the cause of the pollution under one of the pictures : ................................................................................

 

 

 

 

What colour were the birds ? ...........................................................

 

 

 

III.    Some animals and some threats : Tick the right answer.

ANIMALS

THREATS

Commerce
                 
Habitat
                 
Hunting
                 
Poaching
                 
Poisoning
                 
Pollution
                 
 

 

 

 

Which of these species is the American national symbol ?

 

Why ? .

 

 

IV.    Some organizations :

1) What is the RSPCA? R.. S.. for the P.. of C to A..

In England and Wales , there are :

 

 

 

branches

 

clinics and animal centres

 

veterinary hospitals

 

How many ?

 

 

 

 

 

2) What do they want to save on this page ? ......................................................................................................................................................................
 

Who are "they" ? .......................................................................................

What is the Rainbow Warrior ? ................................................................................................................

 

 

Click on the picture

 

3) What is the name of this organization ? W...................................................... W............................................................. F.............................
 

Do you know the animals on the screen ? ..........................................................................................
 

How many countries does this organization work in ? ..

          In Africa , which animals do they protect ? .

 

4) What''s this lady's name ? ..

What does the Foundation protect ? .. ..

 

V.               How much would it cost to preserve threatened land animals? ..

 

VI.              What YOU can do :

 

Choose 2 things you can do :

1) ..

2) ..