Endangered means to be under threat or near extinction. When a species/animal is endangered it means that they are disappearing fast or have a very small population, not large enough to survive. Extinction means the end of existence for a species. What is an endangered species?An endangered species is a species that is at risk of extinction due to man’s intervention for their fur. Endangered species are automatically protected by prohibitions of several types or take harming, harassing, collection or killing. For example,The pygmy hippo is endangered from humans harassing there land. How do species become endangered?These are some ways why species become endangered. People hunt/kill and then collect, diseases, climate change, harming, harassing or collecting. Some more things the change of environment also if humans destroy the land. The species might be a dinner to other animals.Some species that are endangered Species that are endangeredA quarter of all mammals and one in eight birds are endangered. Some examples of endangered species are pygmy hippo, lives in west africa. They are threatened by numbers of developments. Also they estimate there is only 2,000 to 3,000 remaining in the wild. Whales, these whales get caught in fishing nets most of the time. 5 different types of whales are endangered. Polar bears, they are the world’s largest carnivores. They can also hunt in autumn, winter, and spring. They eat seals, fish and other marine creatures. They are endangered because of the ongoing of the loss of sea ice also because climate changing. How to protect endangered speciesThese are some ways you can help endangered species. Tell your friends and family about wildlife. The reason for that is because they could maybe try to find a way to help animals that need your help. Tell your friends to donate. So that they have a little money to help the animals that need our help. Don’t drive as much. Because the gas that is coming out of the back of your car can be really harmful to species. Don’t harass the wildlife. Harassing wildlife is cruel. Also shooting,trapping and forcing a threat. Cool facts about endangered speciesThese are some cool facts about endangered species. You might not even know what kind of animal I’m talking about. Pygmy 3-toed sloth (some type of a sloth) Destruction of panama mangroves threatened the sloth existence. Peacock tarantula the bright blue membeo of the tarantula family is on the extreme endangered list. Rosa krabica is sometimes called rose of sinai because this flower is endangered to. There used to be three different species of hippopotamus in madagascar but they have sadly all been declared endangered over the last 15 years. This is what happens when species are endangered…What happens when species are endangered?Well there is not much left and most likely to be extinct. They also will not be seen as much. You should always look out and make sure that you don’t harm any animals or harass them an any way.