Special Report

The Most Threatened Animals in Every State

Source: Cliff from Arlington, Virginia, USA / Wikimedia Commons & Kimberly Fraser / USFWS

 

26. Montana
> Most threatened animal(s): White Sturgeon (acipenser transmontanus), Black-Footed Ferret (mustela nigripes)

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Source: NEBRASKAland Magazine / Nebraska Game and Parks Commission & Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

27. Nebraska
> Most threatened animal(s): Salt Creek Tiger Beetle (cicindela nevadica lincolniana), Whooping Crane (grus americana)

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Source: U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

28. Nevada
> Most threatened animal(s): White River Spinedace (lepidomeda albivallis), Pahrump Poolfish (empetrichthys latos)

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Source: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Southeast Region & USFWS Endangered Species

 

29. New Hampshire
> Most threatened animal(s): Roseate Tern (sterna dougallii dougallii), Dwarf Wedgemussel (alasmidonta heterodon)

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Source: Herve06 / Getty Images & Ryan Hagerty / USFWS

 

30. New Jersey
> Most threatened animal(s): Leatherback Sea Turtle (dermochelys coriacea), Dwarf Wedgemussel (alasmidonta heterodon)

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