Special Report

The Most Threatened Animals in Every State

Source: Brenda Clark / Wikimedia Commons & USFWS Endangered Species / Flickr

36. Oklahoma
> Most threatened animal(s): Ozark Big-Eared Bat (corynorhinus townsendii ingens), Winged Mapleleaf (quadrula fragosa)

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Source: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service & Fondazione Cetacea / NOAA

37. Oregon
> Most threatened animal(s): Borax Lake Chub (gila boraxobius), Loggerhead Sea Turtle (caretta caretta)

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Source: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service / Wikimedia Commons & vonOettingen Susi, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service / Wikimedia Commons

38. Pennsylvania
> Most threatened animal(s): Indiana Bat (myotis sodalis), Northern Riffleshell (epioblasma torulosa rangiana)

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Source: USFWS Mountain-Prairie & Bernard DUPONT / Wikimedia Commons

39. Rhode Island
> Most threatened animal(s): American Burying Beetle (nicrophorus americanus), Hawksbill Sea Turtle (eretmochelys imbricata)

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Source: Reid, Jim P, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service / Wikimedia Commons

40. South Carolina
> Most threatened animal(s): Carolina Heelsplitter (lasmigona decorata), West Indian Manatee (trichechus manatus)

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