Mass Extinction of Land Animals

The fastest extinction of land animals in Earth's history is happening now.

Extinction of land animals

These animals are very friendly but only about 1,000 of these great apes remain in the world, according to the most recent census.
The main factors threatening Sumatran elephants are interconnected, with deforestation at the forefront. At least 85% of their habitats are located outside of protected areas. The wild Sumatran elephant population less than 1,500 individuals.
The Javan rhino is the only member of its species in the Rhinoceros genus. They are presently at high risk of extinction, with less than 50 Javan rhinos remaining in the wild.

According to the most recent data, the extinction rate of 50 thousand species per year was recorded. More than 100 species of living things go extinct forever every day. This is a record in the history of planet Earth.

Tragic fact. The illegal trade in wildlife parts is worth billions of dollars annually and is the third most profitable trade on the black market after drugs and weapons.

Tragic fact. Wildlife in the nature conservation areas is very depleted from years of unchecked poaching.

The mass extinction of terrestrial animals already has the most detrimental consequences both for the entire global ecosystem of the planet and for the entire global food chain. The mass extinction of terrestrial animals will lead both to the extinction of man and, ultimately, to the extinction of life on planet Earth.