It has become so common to hear about animals facing the verge of extinction that it hardly seems shocking anymore. The reality is that, for as long as the world has been habitable, species have come and gone. But nowadays, due to poaching, deforestation and other issues associated with greed and monetary gain, we are facing a rate of extinction that hasn’t been seen since that of the dinosaurs. The following infographic reveals the shocking populations behind some of the world’s most endangered animals, like the Javan rhino, which has a global population of just 35 animals, and the Bengal tiger, whose population hovers around 3,000.
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