Category: Critically Endangered Species

Ivory-billed Woodpecker

The Ivory-billed Woodpecker (Campephilus Principalis) was though to extinct until a recent discovery.The elusive Ivory-billed Woodpecker is now classed as critically endangered with sightings of this beautiful bird still as scarce as always. The Ivory-billed woodpecker is classed as an American Woodpecker but there are actually two distinct sub-species of the Ivory-billed Woodpecker, those being

Florida Panther

The Florida panther is a relative of the cougar and as its name would indicate, it is found quite often in Florida. Though the species used to be available in larger numbers, the Florida panther is now critically endangered, with its numbers decreasing at an alarming rate. It’s thought that there are just 80 to


The Po’ouli is an endangered bird found on the north-eastern slopes of Haleakala on the island of Maui. Po’ouli means “dark head” and is otherwise known as the Black Faced Honeycreeper. The discovery of the Po’ouli was in 1973 by three students from the University of Hawaii. The students found this small bird in the

Bronze Gecko

One of the most unique of the geckos that inhabit Seychelle Islands is the Giant Bronze Gecko (Ailuronxy trachygaster). Originally this animal was thought to be from only one area but has since been discovered to belong to two. Loss of habitat has proven to create real problems for many species of lizards and the

Right Whale

Whales are a member of a family called balanidae. The Right Whale grows to be about sixty feet long and will be about twelve feet long when it is born. Adults weigh about sixty tons when they are fully grown. They are black in color, although they can range to other hues, with very distinctive

Western Gorilla

The Gorilla has been shown in movies and films as an awe inspiring terrifying animal which preys on young maidens. To that end it was very often a target of those who didn’t know its true nature. Gorillas, far from being terrible and fearsome creatures are actually very gentle in nature and have strong ties