threatened species

Definition of "threatened species"
  1. A species that is at risk of becoming endangered in the near future
How to use "threatened species" in a sentence
  1. Due to habitat loss, many types of bees are now considered a threatened species.
  2. Protection laws have been introduced to save the threatened species of certain bird types.
  3. The population decline of certain frogs led to them being classified as a threatened species.

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