WONDER #152: How Does a Species Become Endangered?

Question 1 of 3

What was the main idea of this Wonder?

  1. It is difficult to add a species to the endangered list.
  2. Most species on Earth are endangered.
  3. In the US, the Fish and Wildlife Service's Recovery Program helps endangered species.
  4. There are thousands of endangered species, and they will all need help if they are to survive.

Question 2 of 3

The complete dying off of a species from Earth is called what?

  1. extinction
  2. elimination
  3. eradication
  4. endangerment

Question 3 of 3

A species whose population has declined 30-50 percent over ten years is called what?

  1. extinct
  2. threatened
  3. endangered
  4. lucky

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