Special Report

Animals Likely to Go Extinct Due to Climate Change

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16. Hector’s Dolphin
> Conservation status: Endangered
> Habitat: Ocean
> Geographic region: Western shores of New Zealand’s North Island.
> Population: About 7,000

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17. Indochinese Tiger
> Conservation status: Endangered
> Habitat: Tropical and subtropical moist broadleaf forests, dry forest
> Geographic region: Southern Laos and Central Vietnam
> Population: 350

Source: NOAA

18. North Atlantic Right Whale
> Conservation status: Endangered
> Habitat: Ocean
> Geographic region: Northern Atlantic Ocean, North American, European, and African coasts
> Population: 300-350

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19. Red Panda
> Conservation status: Endangered
> Habitat: Temperate forests
> Geographic region: Eastern Himalayas
> Population: About 10,000

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20. Blue Whale
> Conservation status: Endangered
> Habitat: Ocean
> Geographic region: Southern Chile, Gulf of California, Coral Triangle
> Population: 10,000-25,000