Special Report

Animals Likely to Go Extinct Due to Climate Change

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1. Amur Leopard
> Conservation status: Critically endangered
> Habitat: Temperate, broadleaf, and mixed forests
> Geographic region: Russian Far East
> Population: 84

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2. Malayan Tiger
> Conservation status: Critically endangered
> Habitat: Forests, grasslands, wetlands
> Geographic region: Malay Peninsula and Thailand
> Population: 250-340

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3. Mountain Gorilla
> Conservation status: Critically endangered
> Habitat: Forests and mountains
> Geographic region: Congo, Rwanda, and Uganda
> Population: 880

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4. Sumatran Elephant
> Conservation status: Critically endangered
> Habitat: Broadleaf moist tropical forests
> Geographic region: Borneo and Sumatra
> Population: 2,400-2,800

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5. Sumatran Tiger
> Conservation status: Critically endangered
> Habitat: Forests, grasslands, wetlands
> Geographic region: Borneo and Sumatra
> Population: 400-500