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10 Animals That Will Be Extinct By 2050 If We Don't Cop On

By Alan Fisher

July 19, 2019 at 3:30pm

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As we all know by now, we are destroying the planet at an alarming rate.

Between global warming, deforestation, the use of plastic and sh*t like poaching, we are really f**cking up.

Just take a look at the most recent David Attenborough series, Our Planet, and you will get a real sense for what's going on.

Like the Walrus scene...I can't.

If you haven't seen it yet, make sure you get on it along with Plastic Ocean and Ivory Game on Netflix.

A recent UN report said that one million species of Animals and plants will be extinct by 2050 and after the recent news that Koalas are functionally extinct, I think we should take a look at ten other animals that will be extinct very soon if we don't get our sh*t together.

1. Giant Panda

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Photo by @amivitale // Although giant pandas spend most of the day eating and sleeping, they love to climb and play. Here a year-old cub explores the treetops in an enclosure at Wolong Panda Reserve. If it passes tests to gauge its survival skills and instincts, it may be released into the wild. In a region where bad environmental news is common, the giant panda might prove to be the exception and is a testament to the perseverance and efforts of Chinese scientists and conservationists. By breeding and releasing pandas, augmenting existing populations, and protecting habitat, they are on their way to successfully saving their most famous ambassador, and in the process, putting the wild back into an icon. I recently published my new book, Panda Love, featuring my long-term work on these adorable ambassadors made on assignment for @NatGeo. See more on my feed @amivitale. #pandamonium @natgeoimagecollection @thephotosociety #panda #pandas #babypanda #pandamonium #ipanda #giantpanda #pandacub #china #conservation #savetheplanet #natureisspeaking #amivitale

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2. Asian Elephant

3. Hawksbill Sea Turtle

4. Bornean Orangutan

5. South China Tiger

6. Rhinoceros

7. Polar Bears

8. Lemurs

9. Gorillas

10. Snow Leopards

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