Category: Endangered Species

Mountain Gorilla

Strong and powerful limbs give the impression of a fierce animal of which to be frightened. Tales such as King Kong and others add to that dismay when we see images of the Mountain gorilla, one of the largest living primates. Yet for all intents and purposes, nothing could be further from the truth. Shy

Saltwater Crocodile

The saltwater crocodile is an endangered species, found throughout southeast Asia, and in northern Australia. In the northern territories of Australia, they are called “salties”. An adult male will reach a length of 15 to 21 feet long and can weigh up to 1700 pounds. There are many documented cases of them being larger than

Green Sea Turtle

Green sea turtles are reptiles. They evolved from ancestors who walked on land and then went back to the sea many million years ago. Turtles are part of a species that are so ancient in standing that they themselves watched dinosaurs become extinct. Green Sea Turtles are cold blooded, and breathe air. They possess scaly

Grizzly Bear

Grizzly bears are a very powerful animal that are native to North America, which grows to a height of nearly 8 feet when standing upright, and can weigh upwards of 1500 pounds. Male grizzly bears, called boars, will weigh an average of twice as much as a female, Grizzly bears are colored quite eclecticly, with

Olive Ridley Turtle

The Olive Ridley Turtle is among the lesser endangered of those which are in jeopardy, yet it is still endangered to a great degree. The Olive Ridley Turtle is a small turtle which mates only once per year and when it does makes it’s nesting areas on only five areas world wide. Among them are