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Did you know that this week marks #EndangeredSpeciesDay and #BiodiversityDay?

We honor these days by highlighting the need to change our eating habits and fashion choices to protect animals from going extinct.👇1/10
Animals play a crucial role in maintaining a healthy #environment. For example:

- beaver dams prevent fires
- squirrels help trees take root
- #fish feces can lock carbon away for 600 years
- elephants create water sources for other species

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Our current food system is a key driver of #BiodiversityLoss, a 2021 report by @ChathamHouse found.

The expansion of #AnimalAgriculture, in particular, destroys ecosystems by turning them into pasture or farmland to grow feed. @CaroChristen reports. 3/10
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#EndangeredSpeciesDay: Iconic Indian Animals That Are Threatened with Extinction

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India is home to a plethora of unique and peculiar animals, which occupy a variety of habitats ranging from the extremely hot and cold deserts to mountainous terrains and all kinds of forests.

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In the past few decades, however, several factors have been significantly contributing to the accelerated extinction of the myriad flora and fauna on Earth.

#EndangeredSpeciesDay
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#EndangeredSpeciesDay
1. Kashmiri Red Stag
 Only found in the northern parts of Jammu&Kashmir and in Himachal Pradesh.
2.Tibetan antelope
Very few are found across the border in Ladakh, India
3.Black-necked crane
The only high altitude crane, a
few pairs found within the
limits of Trans-Himalayan
marsh.
Frequently seen in Tso-moriri
lake, Ladakh.
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THREAD 🐢🐺🦒🦍🦏 Today is #EndangeredSpeciesDay 🦏🦍🦒🐺🐢 Here are some of favorite recent Inside Edition stories about the work conservationists are doing to save endangered animals around the world 🌍🌏🌎
The Fernandina tortoise, a species that was thought to be extinct for 113 years, was rediscovered on a Galapagos island in 2019. 🐢

“I believe she can become an icon of wildlife hope." – @ForrestGalante
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.@nywolforg in upstate New York, a team of veterinarians and volunteers "hunt" wolf pups in an effort to save the critically endangered Mexican gray wolf – according to the center, there are only 140 of these wolves in the wild. 🐺
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Hawai’i is the #EndangeredSpecies capital of the 🌎and May 17th is #EndangeredSpeciesDay. But through proactive #conservation efforts, hope and beauty 🌺 remain. Here is the week’s ABC’s of #SavingSpecies throughout the Pacific islands.

[Photo by David Sischo] A snail with a brown and yellow striped shell on a leaf with red flowers in the background
🅰️is for 🅰️uwahi Restoration

25% of Hawaiian endangered plant taxa are from dry forests. #Conservation agencies, volunteers, and landowners of ‘Ulupalakua Ranch are changing that future by planting these🌱at Auwahi

Read more: rebrand.ly/y8eko6
[Photo: M. Oppenheimer/PEPP] A plant with a small, yellow flower with 7 long petals and black and orange seeds.
🅱️ is for the Yellow-Faced 🅱️ee
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The first 🐝 to be federally listed as Endangered are Hawai’i’s endemic yellow-faced bees! The Service’s Coastal Program works with universities, the State, and community to protect them
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Read more: goo.gl/Pdtaao
Photo by J. Graham A small insect with a yellow face sits on the petal of a half-flower that is white.
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