Special Report

The Most Threatened Animals in Every State

Source: U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

1. Alabama
> Most threatened animal(s): Cavefish (speoplatyrhinus poulsoni), Sturgeon (scaphirhynchus suttkusi)

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Source: Courtesy of NOAA

2. Alaska
> Most threatened animal(s): Steller Sea Lion (eumetopias jubatus), Blue Whale (balaenoptera musculus)

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Source: Tara Sprankle / U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

3. Arizona
> Most threatened animal(s): Yaqui Chub (gila purpurea), Three Forks Springsnail (pyrgulopsis trivialis)

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Source: Arthur A. Allen, coloured version by Jerry A. Payne / Wikimedia Commons & USFWSmidwest / Flickr

4. Arkansas
> Most threatened animal(s): Ivory-Billed Woodpecker (campephilus principalis), Ozark Hellbender (cryptobranchus alleganiensis bishopi)

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Source: Pacific Southwest Region USFWS / Wikimedia Commons & Lee Eastman / U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

5. California
> Most threatened animal(s): Riparian Brush Rabbit (sylvilagus bachmani riparius), Buena Vista Lake Ornate Shrew (sorex ornatus relictus)

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