Special Report

The Most Threatened Wildlife in Every State

Source: U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

1. Alabama
> Selected endangered species: Cavefish (speoplatyrhinus poulsoni), Sturgeon (scaphirhynchus suttkusi)

Source: Wikimedia Commons

 

2. Alaska
> Selected endangered species: Eskimo Curlew (Numenius borealis), Short-tailed albatross (Phoebastria albatrus)

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

3. Arizona
> Selected endangered species: Yaqui Chub (gila purpurea), Three Forks Springsnail (pyrgulopsis trivialis)

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

4. Arkansas
> Selected endangered species: Ivory-Billed Woodpecker (campephilus principalis), Ozark Hellbender (cryptobranchus alleganiensis bishopi)

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

5. California
> Selected endangered species: Riparian Brush Rabbit (sylvilagus bachmani riparius), Buena Vista Lake Ornate Shrew (sorex ornatus relictus)