Critically Endangered Animal Species 2013 Part 3 Continued

Javan Rhino

STATUS
Critically Endangered
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POPULATION
As few as 35

SCIENTIFIC NAME
Rhinoceros sondaicus

HEIGHT
4.6-5.8 feet

WEIGHT
1,984 – 5,071 pounds

HABITATS
Tropical forests

Javan rhinos are the most threatened of the five rhino species, with as few as 35 individuals surviving in Ujung Kulon National Park in Java, Indonesia.

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Leatherback Turtle

STATUS
Critically Endangered
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SCIENTIFIC NAME
Dermochelys coriacea

WEIGHT
up to 1500 pounds

LENGTH
up to 7 feet

HABITATS
Oceans

Threats to this species include – Over harvesting and illegal trade along with habitat loss.

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Mountain Gorilla

STATUS
Critically Endangered
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POPULATION
880

SCIENTIFIC NAME
Gorilla beringei beringei

HEIGHT
4 to 5 Ā½ feet when standing on two feet

WEIGHT
up to 440 lbs

Their numbers are slowly increasing but they are still critically endangered
Threats to the Mountain Gorilla includes – War, habitat loss, disease, poaching and charcoal making

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