How Can You Help Endangered Animals?

By FPL_LaurenH

Did you check out Science Showdown: Danger! Endangered!! and wonder if there are more endangered animal species that are in need of help? Here are five more endangered animals that you can help save! 

Tigers, opens a new window 

  • Fact – Sunda tigers are now extinct in Java and Bali. 
  • How can you help save tigers?  Visit zoos that are accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.  Both the Dallas and Fort Worth Zoos are accredited! 


Polar Bears, opens a new window 

  • Fact – Polar bears are listed as a vulnerable species, which means they are close to being endangered. 
  • How can you help save polar bears?  Avoid products that result from tropical deforestation. 

Polar Bears 

Blue Whales, opens a new window 

  • Fact – Blue whales were almost driven to extinction by commercial whaling in the early 1900s. 
  • How can you help save blue whales?  Purchase local products to avoid trans-oceanic shipping. 

Blue Whales

Leopards, opens a new window 

  • Fact – there are only around 70 Amur Leopards left in the wild. 
  • How can you help save leopards?  Support efforts to ban poaching and the fur trade. 

The Great Leopard Rescue 

Red Panda, opens a new window 

  • Fact – the Red panda population has declined by 50% in the last 18 years. 
  • How can you help save red pandas?  Support conservation education and training for communities in Nepal. 

Red Pandas