which are found in
central and west Africa, are threatened. The main threats are hunting
and habitat loss.
- the other intelligent primates, also found in Africa - are threatened
because of hunting, habitat loss and illegal animal trade.
- the largest primates in Asia, more exactly Borneo and parts of
Indonesia, are also threatened because of hunting, habitat loss and
illegal animal trade.
- a beautiful
monkey of South America, is threatened almost to extinction because of
the illegal trade of its fur.
Poison Dart Frogs
are the poisonous frogs of South and Central America, used by natives
for their poison which is attached on the tips of their darts and other
weapons. There are 116 different species of them, but many are
Toucans, Parrots and
are beautiful colourful rainforest birds, many species of which are
threatened because of loss of habitat and illegal pet trade.
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