Special Report

Animals Likely to Go Extinct Due to Climate Change

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6. Vaquita
> Conservation status: Critically endangered
> Habitat: Ocean
> Geographic region: Northern Gulf of California
> Population: 30

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7. Yangtze Finless Porpoise
> Conservation status: Critically endangered
> Habitat: Coastal water
> Geographic region: Yangtze River
> Population: 1,000-1,800

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8. Hawaiian Honeycreepers
> Conservation status: Critically endangered
> Habitat: Forest, tropical and semi-tropical climates
> Geographic region: Hawaii
> Population: 3,800

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9. Hawksbill Sea Turtle
> Conservation status: Critically endangered
> Habitat: Ocean and seacoasts
> Geographic region: Mesoamerican Reef, coastal East Africa, Coral Triangle
> Population: 20,000-23,000 nesting females

Source: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Southeast Region

10. Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle
> Conservation status: Critically endangered
> Habitat: Ocean and seacoasts
> Geographic region: Gulf of Mexico
> Population: 1,000-10,000 nesting females