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Endangered Species: Nine Animals That May Not Survive The Next Decade (PHOTOS)

First Posted: 03/18/10 06:12 AM ET   Updated: 05/25/11 03:55 PM ET

As we come to the end of decade, there have been amazing conservation efforts to help endangered species across the globe we can be proud of. However, there are many species that ares critically endangered and several of our most majestic creatures may not live to see the end of the next decade due to poaching, habitat destruction and climate change. We don't want to see the tiger, gorilla, or the panda go the way of the dodo! Check out these endangered creatures and let us know which you are the most concerned about for the coming decade.

Amur Leopard
 
The beautiful Amur Leopard is native to the Far East of Russia. Due to habitat loss from deforestation and poaching, the Amur Leopard is at an extremely high risk of extinction.
EcoWorldly reports that there are only about 135 left in the wild.
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