Special Report

The Most Threatened Animals in Every State

Source: Creed Clayton & Jennifer Frey / US Fish and Wildlife Service &

6. Colorado
> Most threatened animal(s): Uncompahgre Fritillary Butterfly (boloria acrocnema), Meadow Jumping Mouse (zapus hudsonius luteus)

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Source: Ohio Department of Natural Resources & National Park Service

7. Connecticut
> Most threatened animal(s): Northern Bat (myotis septentrionalis), Red Knot (calidris canutus rufa)

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Source: N.Pilcher / NOAA

8. Delaware
> Most threatened animal(s): Hawksbill Sea Turtle (eretmochelys imbricata), Leatherback Sea Turtle (dermochelys coriacea)

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Source: Enwebb / Wikimedia Commons & fotoguy22 / iStock

9. Florida
> Most threatened animal(s): Florida Bonneted Bat (eumops floridanus), Florida Panther (puma concolor coryi)

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Source: NOAA Teacher at Sea Program & U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Southeast Region

10. Georgia
> Most threatened animal(s): Etowah Darter (etheostoma etowahae), North Atlantic Right Whale (eubalaena glacialis)

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