Animals in Danger
Appreciation of clip about Jackie Chen’s suggestions on wild animals
Do you know any animals in danger?
Chinese Tiger （华南虎） Wild populations are estimated at between 20 and 30 individuals, but numbers are vague at best. A 1987 field survey reported evidence of a few tigers remaining in the Guangdong Mountains bordering Hunan and Jiangxi.
The giant panda is listed as endangered in the World Conservation Union's (IUCN's) Red List of Threatened Animals. There are about 1,600 left in the wild. More than 160 pandas live in zoos and breeding centers around the world, mostly in China.
The Javan Rhinoceros
The Javan Rhinoceros （爪哇犀牛）
The Javan Rhinoceros is one of the rarest and most endangered large mammals anywhere in the world. According to 2002 estimates, only about 60 remain alive, in Java, Indonesia and Vietnam. Even these tiny populations are still being poached and the outlook for the species is grim.
There are lot of animals in dangers. Do you know any other animals in danger?
The Snow Leopard (雪豹)
Yangtze River Dolphin (白鳍豚)
They are endangered!
Maybe one day we human beings will become endangered. If we do not take actions…
? look at the reasons why some animals are becoming extinct. Which is the most important 1 they are killed for body parts or food. 2 People want them for pets. 3 People have moved into their natural habitat. 4 They are killed by pollution. 5 They are killed by climate change.
Discussion Why are animals in danger? 1. Natural Accidents: Changes in the Weather 2. Human Behavior: (1) Introducing New Species (2) Pollution (3) Hunting
What can be done to help these endangered animals?
National Parks and Wildlife Reserves Non-profit Organizations
Animals make the world a richer place. They makes the world more interesting and beautiful.
We live in one world. Shared land, trees, water. Protecting their world means protecting our world!
What is it?
The Tibetan antelope (藏羚羊)
average life is 8 years four feet in height
main habitat: Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau
At the beginning of the 20th century, there were millions of antelopes on the QinghaiTibetan Plateau. By the 1990s the number had fallen to about 50,000.
A shawl (披肩) made from the antelope wool can sell for five thousand dollars.
killing Tibetan antelopes
The skins of the Tibetan antelopes
Ashes of millions of antelopes
Many protectors died for protecting the Tibetan antelopes
When the buying stops, the killing can too. 没有买卖 就没有杀害
Save the animals! Save the world!! Save ourselves!!!
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