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scott1928 Level 37 / Minister
Answered 2 years ago
No way of telling. Just about everything now is on the Endangered Species List. In fact, as of 2011, there were approximately 7 billion people in the world, putting humans on the List, also.
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Gumboy Level 55 / fun guy
Answered 2 years ago
For critically endangered as well as endangered, I counted 67 different
animal speices from the wiki list supplied. Click link to see
which ones.
joensf Level 83
Answered 2 years ago
Harvard University entomologist Edward O. Wilson, often-called "the father of biodiversity," estimates that right now we are losing at least three species every hour. He also states that by far the most serious problem is habitat loss. Today more than 100 species of mammals are threatened with extinction. By contrast, in the last 400 years some 36 species have become extinct, mostly because of the destructive acts of human beings. The growth in the rate of extinction is alarming

U.N. estimates 3 extinctions an hour (05.22.2007)
(MSNBC) Human activities are wiping out three animal or plant species every hour and the world must do more to slow the worst spate of extinctions since the dinosaurs by 2010, the United Nations said on Tuesday.

this says 1 every 8 hours but I think this is about animals only
labarca Level 69
Answered 2 years ago
"Estimates reach as high as 140,000 species per year (based on Species-area theory)."

You do the math.
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