THREAT LEVEL: least concern animals


The following animals are considered LEAST CONCERN by the International Union for Conservation and Natural Resources (IUCN):

By Frances Allen The Great Barrier Reef comprises 2,900 individual reefs, making it the largest coral reef in the world
The scientific name Lissodelphis borealis is derived from the Greek word lissos (“smooth”) and the Latin word borealis (“northern”) and
PHYLUM: Chordata CLASS: Mammalia ORDER: Cetacea FAMILY: Delphinidae GENUS: Lissodelphis SPECIES: peronii TOOTHED or TOOTHLESS (BALEEN): Toothed FRESHWATER, SALTERWATER or
By Amber Friend A vaquita is the smallest living cetacean (pronounced sĭ-tā′shən). Cetaceans are made up of whales, dolphins and
In the wild, turtles are omnivores, meaning they will eat anything: meat, vegetables, and fruit. Specifically, the diet of turtles
  Known by nicknames like Razorback, Finback, and Common Rorqual, the Fin Whale is the second largest animal in the
What is Plankton? Plankton: Microscopic animals (zooplankton) and plants (phytoplankton) that float in the ocean and are the main diet of
No, probably not. Each state has laws governing the purchase and selling of wild animals, but most states require individuals
Found in the Arctic Ocean and neighboring habitats, the walrus is the only member of the family Odobenidae in the
By Stacey Venzel Tourists roll out beach towels to soak up the sun’s rays in an effort to catch a