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Endangered Species: Images and Natural History


Images:Image databases include thumbnail images which link to larger images along with brief descriptions of species. The clickable regional map shows which species are threatened and endangered in each state.
Facts:Factsheets have information on species' appearance, range, habitat and reason for threatened status.

Images
60 Endangered Species Images
Images from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Region 3. These images have been published in their recent special newsletter on the reauthorization of the Endangered Species Act.
8 Endangered Species Images from Optilearn
This list of thumbnail images from Optilearn's Endangered Species CD-ROM links to pages with larger images and factsheets about these endangered species.
ZooNet Image Archives
ZooNet is an attempt to provide a single point of entry to ALL ZOOS EVERYWHERE.
Electronic Zoo/NetVet Animal Image Collection
NetVet & the Electronic Zoo originate from the vivid imagination and late night web-surfing of Dr. Ken Boschert, a Veterinarian at Washington University's Division of Comparative Medicine, located in St. Louis, Missouri.

Maps

 
Clickable Regional Map
This clickable map shows which species are threatened and endangered in each state.
Listed Species by State/Territory
From the US Fish and Wildlife Service, this map of the United States shows how many species have been listed as endangered in each state and territory as of August 31, 1995.

Facts

Endangered Species Factsheets
With information originating mostly from the US Fish and Wildlife Service and formatted by various organizations, these texts on individual endangered species describe the appearance, range, habitat, reproduction, reasons for threatened or endangered status, and efforts to preserve these species.
Endangered Species Management in the National Wildlife Refuge System
Information describing the history, refuges and species of the National Wildlife Refuge System.
Endangered Species Earth Watch Radio Scripts
Produced by the Sea Grant Institute and the Institute for Environmental Studies (IES) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The complete set of scripts is on the EE-Link gopher in the "Facts and Data" directory.

 

Other places look for more natural history information on specific animals:
 
Conservation Efforts, a short list of organizations working on endangered species, sorted by group.
 
Exotic, Wildlife, and Zoo Animal Home Page of the Electronic Zoo offers several hundred links.

Author: Shelly Peretz, Thornridge High School in Dolton, Illinois
Handbook of Engaged Learning Projects sponsored by Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory Education Office and Friends of Fermilab. Funded by the North Central Regional Technology in Education Consortium based at the North Central Regional Educational Laboratory (NCREL).
Created: July, 1997