endangered animals

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Never Say Goodbye: Masked Bobwhite

tags: Masked Bobwhite, Colinus virginianus ridgwayi, Joel Sartore, National Geographic, image of the day Masked Bobwhite (Colinus virginianus ridgwayi) 700 (Nearly extinct in the wild, some 700 captive). Image: Joel Sartore/National Geographic [larger view].

tags: Red-Cockaded Woodpecker, Picoides borealis, Joel Sartore, National Geographic, image of the day Red-Cockaded Woodpecker (Picoides borealis) Estimated 12,210 breeding birds. Image: Joel Sartore/National Geographic [larger view].

tags: Hawaiian Goose, Nene, Branta sandvicensis, Joel Sartore, National Geographic, image of the day Hawaiian Goose or Nene (Branta sandvicensis) 2,100 (Estimated 2,000 wild and 100 captive). Image: Joel Sartore/National Geographic [larger view].

tags: St. Andrew Beach Mouse, Peromyscus polionotus peninsularis, Joel Sartore, National Geographic, image of the day St. Andrew Beach Mouse (Peromyscus polionotus peninsularis) 6,000 (Estimates range from 3,500 to 6,000). Image: Joel Sartore/National Geographic [larger view].

tags: Alabama Beach Mouse, Peromyscus polionotus ammobates, Joel Sartore, National Geographic, image of the day Alabama Beach Mouse (Peromyscus polionotus ammobates) Image: Joel Sartore/National Geographic [larger view].

tags: California Condor, Gymnogyps californianus, Joel Sartore, National Geographic, image of the day California Condor (Gymnogyps californianus) 336 (156 wild, 180 captive). Image: Joel Sartore/National Geographic [larger view].

Never Say Goodbye: Ocelot

tags: Ocelot, Leopardus pardalis, Joel Sartore, National Geographic, image of the day Ocelot, Leopardus pardalis. 195 animals remaining (Estimated U.S. population is fewer than 100 wild, 95 captive). Image: Joel Sartore/National Geographic [larger view].

Never Say Goodbye: Gopher Tortoise

tags: Gopher Tortoise, Gopherus polyphemus, Joel Sartore, National Geographic, image of the day Gopher Tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus). Image: Joel Sartore/National Geographic [larger view].

tags: Palos Verdes Blue Butterfly, Glaucopsyche lygdamus palosverdesensis, Joel Sartore, National Geographic, image of the day Palos Verdes Blue Butterfly (Glaucopsyche lygdamus palosverdesensis) 4,300 (Estimated 300 wild and 4,000 captive). Image: Joel Sartore/National Geographic. [larger view].

Goodbye: Dusky Seaside Sparrow

tags: Dusky Seaside Sparrow, Ammodramus maritimus nigrescens, Joel Sartore, National Geographic, image of the day The world in a jar: Is this the sort of world we wish to leave to our children?