Endangered Species

Of the plants and animals we know about, there are more than 16,000 endangered species. 99% of these are at risk due to human activities. This gallery highlights a selection of endangered and threatened plants and animals from across the world.

Lycaon pictus (African wild dog)
Cheilinus undulatus Rüppell, 1835
Dracaena draco (L.) L.
Araucaria araucana (Molina) K.Koch
Epipogium aphyllum Sw.
Een opgezet exemplaar van Eretmochelys imbricata (Linnaeus, 1766) (Karetschildpad). Op het…
Cypripedium Calceolus L - Gelber Frauenschuh
Inaccurate picture of Thunnus obesus
Blattloser Widerbart / Epipogium aphyllum Sw.
Araucaria araucana (Molina) K.Koch
Sumatran elephant from "Zigzag Journeys in the Antipodes ... Fully illustrated"
Two tigers hunting for food. Coloured lithograph.
Ornithoptera croesus croesus Wallace, A.R., 1859
Cosmos atrosanguineus (Hook.) Voss 'Chocamocha'
Dracaena draco (L.) L.
Amorphophallus titanum from "Unser Wissen von der Erde. Allgemeine Erdkunde und Länderkun…
Rhinosceros from "Lake Ngami; or, Explorations and discoveries during four years wandering…
Venus flytrap from "The Botanic Garden; a poem, etc. [By Erasmus Darwin, the Elder.] (Part…
Plantegeografie. Hanna Resvoll-Holmsen 23/3 22.Fig. 197. Adansonia digitata (Brødfrugt?)
Een opgezet jong exemplaar van Spheniscus mendiculus Sundevall, 1871 (Galapagospinguïn) st…
Illustration from the Alexandre Rodrigues Ferreira Phylosophical Expedition to the Capitan…
Victoria Falls: a "Big Tree" (Adansonia digitata)
Cork oak (Quercus suber) illustrations of Kotschy Theodor's beequest
[Le Pangolin.] : [dessin] / De Seve. 1761.