Most threatened

International conservation groups have published a list of the earth’s most threatened 100 animals, plants and fungi and say urgent action is needed to protect them. The species live in 48 countries and include the Tarzan’s chameleon, the spoon-billed sandpiper and the pygmy three-toed sloth.

Endangered species

According to the World Wide Fund for Nature, the Top Ten species most in danger of extinction are: Tiger Polar Bear Pacific Walrus Magellanic Penguin Leatherback Turtle Bluefin Tuna Mountain Gorilla Monarch Butterfly Javan Rhinocerous Giant Panda