Extinction By the Numbers

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Half of the world’s species could face extinction by the end of the century, putting us on course towards a mass extinction in less than 100 years. Act now on Endangered Species Day.

How many endangered species are there? While it’s difficult to know, the IUCN states there are 44,000 species currently threatened with extinction, with nearly 10,000 species listed as critically endangered and 67 that may already be extinct in the wild.

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