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Animals in Trouble
Can you guess which animals are in danger of becoming extinct?
By Karen Fanning

Today, nearly 900 animals are endangered worldwide. Many are at risk of becoming extinct, or disappearing permanently. Unless efforts to save these animals are successful, many of them will be lost forever. Can you identify these endangered animals based on the facts listed below each question mark? Click on the picture to find out more about each of these animals in trouble.


Who Am I?
I am the size of a stick of butter when born, but can weigh up to 275 pounds when full-grown.

Who Am I?
I am humankind's closest relative. I can create tools with my own hands.

Who Am I?
I can jump up to 30 feet in a single leap and eat up to 80 pounds of meat in a single meal.

Who Am I?
I sunburn easily, so I spend a lot of time in the mud.

Who Am I?
I am the largest land animal on Earth. My moans and groans can be heard a mile away.

Who Am I?
My tail is almost as long as my body, which is covered in white fur in the winter.

Who Am I?
I am the largest animal in the world, bigger than 62 elephants.