Never Say Goodbye: Homo sapiens, one of the 15,589 animal species threatened with extinction.
“A total of 15,589 species of animals and plants are threatened with extinction, according to the so-called Red List of endangered species produced by the IUCN World Conservation Union.
“Almost an eighth of birds, a quarter of mammals and a third of amphibians are now classified as either vulnerable, endangered or critically endangered, categories that indicate there is a threat of extinction, the conservation group said in the report on its Web site. Species on the list range from the Bengal tiger to the giant Hispaniolan galliwasp lizard.”
–Extinction Threatens 15,589 Animal, Plant Species, IUCN Reports, Bloomberg News, UK.