endangered species

Definition of "endangered species"
  1. Animals or plants at high risk of becoming extinct, as determined by certain criteria under the 1973 Endangered Species Act
How to use "endangered species" in a sentence
  1. The bald eagle was removed from the list of endangered species after their numbers increased significantly.
  2. Regulations against hunting have been imposed to protect the endangered species.
  3. Illegal deforestation has caused many animals to become endangered species.

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