Special Report

Animals Likely to Go Extinct Due to Climate Change

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36. Polar Bear
> Conservation status: Vulnerable
> Habitat: Sea ice
> Geographic region: Arctic region
> Population: 22,000-31,000

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37. Puffins
> Conservation status: Vulnerable
> Habitat: Seacoasts and islands
> Geographic region: Northern Hemisphere
> Population: 3-6 million

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38. Southern Rockhopper Penguin
> Conservation status: Vulnerable
> Habitat: Ocean and seacoasts
> Geographic region: South Atlantic, Indian and Pacific oceans
> Population: 3 million

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39. Walrus
> Conservation status: Vulnerable
> Habitat: Ocean and seacoasts
> Geographic region: Arctic Sea; north Atlantic and Pacific oceans
> Population: 225,000

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40. Leatherback Sea Turtle
> Conservation status: Vulnerable
> Habitat: Ocean and seacoasts
> Geographic region: Atlantic and Pacific oceans
> Population: 34,000-36,000 nesting females