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Australia: Endangered Species

These sites focus on Australia’s endangered species and conservation efforts. Find out what caused wildlife to become endangered and what you can do to conserve the endangered species. Includes lists of endangered animals and plants, fact sheets, and habitats. There are also activities and lesson plans to go with the topic. Includes a link to eThemes Resource on wildlife conservation.


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This Australian government site includes the latest news regarding threatened species and ecological communities in Australia, and how to protect them.
Browse through this comprehensive list of threatened species list in Australia, alined with PDF's describing the species ecology, distribution, and conservation status.
View profiles for a list of endangered mammals in Australia. NOTE: This site includes ads.
Find links on this page for projects and resources for endangered species in Australia and New Zealand.
This resource collection includes lesson plans, activities, and interactive websites. NOTE: This site includes links to social networking sites.
Learn about some endangered animals in Australia. Includes basic animal information such as photos, habitat, physical characteristics, and more.
Scroll down to read facts about endangered animals on the Australia continent.
Here are Australia's most endangered wildlife species. Learn the causes of becoming endangered, where they can be found now, and recovery efforts that have been taken.
This site has information about endangered species of Queensland. Also read about causes and threats to vanishing wildlife and what you can do to not endanger them.
This unit has overview information on threatened species and conservation. Click the "Activities" tab for activities that go along with threatened species and conservation.
Use the menu on the left to locate information on endangered species which include animals and plants. The information covers physical characteristics, habitats, food, populations, and more.
Click the animal name to read information about the factors that endanger them and then answer questions.
This site has a list of Australia's extinct animals and extinction processes and events. Includes animal illustrations along with descriptions and a time line.
These sites focus on wildlife conservation. Learn how to help conserve rare, threatened, and endangered species and their habitats as well as promote conservation awareness in a community. Also understand the effect of animal's extinction on nature and human. Includes a lesson plan and activities. There is also a link to eThemes Resource on Animals: Endangered Species.

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