WEB DESK: Humans are gradually dragging these 12 species to the age of their extinction, international media reported.
Here are the 12 endangered species that are near extinction with no one to blame than humans.
In last 40 years the population of this species has declined enormously. Hunters are responsible for the decline of the black rhino population.
Hawksbill Sea Turtle:
For more than 100 million years this turtle has been a part of this world but now they are endangered according to World Wildlife Fund.
In search of more living space humans have not even spared mountains, where the gorillas live. As humans disturb their habitat, these gorillas have no where to go.
A rare species of leopard residing on the borders of Russia and China are endangered.
There orangutans are losing their natural territories to mining, palm oil and paper factories.
Southern China Tiger:
This species is termed as functionally extinct as no one has sighted them for more than 25 years.
Palm oil plantations are destroying their habitat and becoming the reason of their extinction.
These tigers are the smallest species of tigers and are protected by law in Indonesia.
The leatherback sea turtle migrates through the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean. In the last century their species became endangered as a result of consumption of their eggs.
Western Lowland Gorilla:
These lowland gorillas are critically endangered species because of hunting and diseases. In last 25 years their numbers have declined to 60%.
Yangtze Finless Porpoise:
This fresh water one of a kind dolphin species is observing a decline as a result of pollution and hunting.
These rhino populations are extremely threatened by Hunters.