Critically Endangered Animals


  • Scaly Anteater (Manis temminckii), in water, Namibia

    The anteater is also known as Pangolin or Aardvark. The Anteater is a toothless mammal of southern Africa and Asia having a body covered with horny scales and a long snout for feeding on ants and termites. Their snouts are narrow and pointed, they tear open anthills or termite mounds with their powerful front claws and probe deep into them with their very long tongues. The body is low to the ground and is covered with large, triangular, overlapping scales on the back, the sides, the outer sides of the limbs, and the entire tail.
    Grades: 1-12
  • South China Tiger (Panthera tigris amoyensis), Shanghai Zoo

    Shanghai, Shanghai, China, North-East Asia, Asia
    Grades: 1-12
  • South China Tiger (Panthera tigris amoyensis) in the forest

    China, Fujian Province, South China Tiger (Panthera tigris amoyensis) in the forest
    Grades: 1-12
  • South China Tigers (Panthera tigris amoyensis) in the forest

    China, Fujian Province, two South China Tigers (Panthera tigris amoyensis) in the forest
    Grades: 1-12
  • Sumatran Elephants (Elephas maximus sumatranus)

    Sumatran Elephant (Elephas maximus sumatranus) is a subspecies of Asian Elephant. As the name suggests, the elephant is only found in Sumatra. The Sumatran Elephant is smaller than the Indian subspecies and is extremely endangered. Pictured in the river, Gunung Leuser national park, Sumatra, Indonesia, UNESCO World Heritage Site
    Grades: 1-12
  • Elephant baby

    Young Sumatran elephant in environment conservation
    Grades: 1-12
  • Sumatran Elephant's Threatened With Extinction In Indonesia

    WAY KAMBAS, LAMPUNG, INDONESIA - JUNE 14: Sumatran elephant stands waiting their food from elephant keeper on June 14, 2010 in Way Kambas, Lampung, Indonesia. Sumatran elephants are becoming increasingly endangered due to the destruction of their habitat by logging, palm oil and rubber industries.
    Grades: 1-12
  • Jakarta Centre Rescues Orphaned Orangutans

    JAKARTA - FEBRUARY 15: An Orangutan is seen at Ragunan Zoo's 'Schmutzer Primate Center' on February 15, 2007 in Jakarta, Indonesia. A new report from the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) shows that the tropical forests of South Eastern Asia; important for local livelihoods and the last home of the Orangutan - is being lost at a rate of up to 30 per cent higher than previously thought.
    Grades: 1-12
  • Jakarta Centre Rescues Orphaned Orangutans

    JAKARTA - FEBRUARY 15: An Orangutan and infant are seen at Ragunan Zoo's 'Schmutzer Primate Center' on February 15, 2007 in Jakarta, Indonesia. A new report from the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) shows that the tropical forests of South Eastern Asia; important for local livelihoods and the last home of the Orangutan - is being lost at a rate of up to 30 per cent higher than previously thought.
    Grades: 1-12
  • Sumatran orangutan (Pongo abelii)

    Sumatran orangutan (Pongo abelii)
    Grades: 1-12
  • Sumatran rhinoceros, endemic to the rainforests of Indonesia

    Sumatran rhinoceros, endemic to the rainforests of Indonesia
    Grades: 1-12
  • Sumatran rhinoceros foraging, Dicerorhinus sumatrensis, Sabah, Borneo

    Sumatran rhinoceros foraging, Dicerorhinus sumatrensis, Sabah, Borneo
    Grades: 1-12
  • A Sumatran orangutan (Pongo abelii) mother and child

    A Sumatran orangutan (Pongo abelii) mother and child in Gunung Leuser National Park in Northern Sumatra.
    Grades: 1-12
  • Sumatran rhinoceros (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis)

    Sumatran rhinoceros (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis) captive wallowing in mud bath in Sumatran Rhino Sanctuary, Way Kambas National Park, Lampung Province, southern Sumatra, Indonesia. There are fewer than 200 of this Critically Endangered species left.
    Grades: 1-12
  • Three Sumatran tiger cubs (Panthera tigris sumatrae), close-up

    Three Sumatran tiger cubs (Panthera tigris sumatrae), close-up

    Grades: 1-12
  • Sumatran Tiger

    Sumatran Tiger, Panthera tigris sumatrae.
    Grades: 1-12
  • Oz The Tiger Settles Into His New Home

    AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - SEPTEMBER 15: Twenty-month-old Oz, a Sumatran Tiger, settles into his new home at Auckland Zoo September 15, 2006 in Auckland, New Zealand. Oz (Hebrew for strength, courage and power) arrived at the Auckland Zoo after travelling from Israel and it is hoped will enable the Zoo to progress its captive breeding programme for the endangered Sumatran Tiger.
    Grades: 1-12
  • Vaquita

    Vaquita
    Grades: 1-12
  • Western lowland gorilla juvenile male feeding

    Western lowland gorilla juvenile male 'Tembo' aged 4 years sitting in a tree feeding on leaves (Gorilla gorilla gorilla). Bai Hokou, Dzanga Sangha Special Dense Forest Reserve, Central African Republic. December 2011.
    Grades: 1-12
  • Western lowland gorilla male silverback walking

    Western lowland gorilla dominant male silverback 'Makumba' aged 32 years walking at the edge of the forest (Gorilla gorilla gorilla). Bai Hokou, Dzanga Sangha Special Dense Forest Reserve, Central African Republic. December 2011.
    Grades: 1-12