A poster explaining each of the classifications for endangered or extinct animals.
Print this Endangered Animals Classification Poster out and display it in your classroom when studying endangered animals.
When the numbers of a species of animal become very low, they face the risk of becoming extinct.
Extinct means that there are no more animals in a species left, or that no living animal has been found for over 50 years.
Critically Endangered indicates that a species is facing an extremely high risk of being extinct very soon.
Endangered means that a species is in danger of becoming extinct.
Vulnerable means that a species is not yet classified as endangered, but numbers are
continuing to drop.