Animals Battle Extinction

Humpback whale wanders into New York harbor.

Animals Battle Extinction

Photo: Humpback Whale Visits New York Harbor
From Bears to Birds, Animals Battle Extinction
Animals Battle Extinction
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Polar Bear
Endangered
Endangered
Polar Bear
The Department of the Interior announced today that polar bears will be listed as "threatened" under the Endangered Species Act. Environmental groups sought this status for them on grounds rarely used before: The bears are losing habitat because of Earth's warming climate. (Steve Amstrup, File/U.S. Fish and Wild Life Service/AP Photo)
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