Endangered Species Statistics
Statistic Verification
Source: World Wildlife Fund
Research Date: July 13th, 2014

An endangered (EN) species is one which has been categorized by the International Union for Conservation of Nature as likely to become extinct. Conservation biologists use the IUCN Red List, where "endangered" is the second most severe conservation status for wild populations, following critically endangered. 3.879 animals and 2,655 plants are endangered worldwide, compared with 1998 levels of 1102 and 1197, respectively. The amount, population trend, and conservation status of each species can be found in the lists of organisms by population.

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Animal Species Extinction StatisticsNumber of Species
Number of Animal species that have gone extinct801
Number of Animals that are extinct in the wild64
Number of Animals that are critically endangered3,879
Number of Animals that are endangered5,689
Number of Animals that are vulnerable10,002
Number of Animals that are near threatened4,389
Number of Animals that are least concern27,124
Top Endangered Animals (select few)Number Left
Amur Leopard40
Javan Rhinoceros60
Red Wolf100
California Condor130
Sumatran Rhinoceros300
Cross River Gorilla300
Asiatic Lion350
Northern Right Whale350
Indochinese Tiger500
Malayan Tiger500
Sumatran Tiger500
Grizzly Bear500
Eastern Gorilla700
Giant Panda1,000
South Asian River Dolphin1,000
North Pacific Right Whale1,000
Cape Mountain Zebra1,500
Bengal Tiger2,000
Indian Rhinoceros2,500
Grevy’s Zebra2,000
Snow Leopard4,000
Gray Wolf6,600
Sumatran Orangutan7,000
Blue Whale10,000
Polar Bears20,000
American Bison30,000
Borneo Orangutan40,000
Tasmanian Devil80,000
Beluga Whale150,000
Sperm Whale400,000
Asian Elephant470,000

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