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Definition of the noun endangered species

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  1. a species whose numbers are so small that the species is at risk of extinction

Alternative definition of the noun endangered species


  1. A species which is in danger of becoming extinct.


  1. "Endangered Species" is a 1982 science fiction film directed and co-written by Alan Rudolph.
  2. "Endangered Species" is a 2003 science fiction horror film directed by Kevin Tenney. It follows a cop, Mike 'Sully' Sullivan trying to find out who is behind a series of killings at the local gyms, eventually realising that the killer is actually an indestructible alien, who has come to make clothes out of human beings. Along the way, he teams up with Warden, also an alien who has come to earth to protect humanity. The supporting cast includes John Rhys-Davies.
  3. "Endangered Species" is a 1997 film directed by Edgar Lockett.
    • rating: R (USA)
    • released in (18 years ago)


  1. "Endangered Species" is an original novel based on the U.S. television series Angel.
    • also known as "Endangered Species (Angel)"
    • language: English Language
    • authors: Nancy Holder & Jeff Mariotte
    • genres: Horror, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Speculative fiction
    • subject: Vampire
    • copyright: 2002
    • released on (12 years ago)
  2. "Endangered Species" is an award-nominated book, written work.
    • author: Gene Wolfe
    • genres: Science Fiction, Fiction, Speculative fiction
    • copyright: 1989
    • released in (26 years ago)
    • award: - Locus Award for Best Collection nomination for Gene Wolfe
  3. "Endangered species" is a book by Nevada Barr.
    • also known as "Endangered Species (Anna Pigeon Mysteries)"; "Endangered Species (The Anna Pigeon series, Book 5)"; "Endangered Species (Anna Pigeon Mysteries (Paperback))"
    • genres: Fiction, Mystery, Suspense
  4. "Endangered Species" is a 2006 JBF Awards winning article by Jonathan Kauffman.
    • released on (9 years ago)
    • award:
      • James Beard Award for Newspaper or Magazine Reporting on Nutrition or Food-Related Consumer Issues nomination for Jonathan Kauffman
      • James Beard Award for Newspaper or Magazine Reporting on Nutrition or Food-Related Consumer Issues, received by Jonathan Kauffman


  1. "Endangered Species" is the eighth album by the Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd. It was released in 1994, and features mostly acoustic instrumentation, as well as Ronnie Van Zant's younger brother, Johnny, as lead vocalist. Many of the songs are Skynyrd's most known songs, with new material released alongside.
  2. "Endangered Species" is the fourth and penultimate album by the Canadian progressive rock band Klaatu, released in mid-1980. The music on the album was a stark contrast from any other Klaatu album, as it featured only standard, radio-friendly pop rock songs, as opposed to the usual unconventional, ambitious progressive and psychedelic rock sound they were known for. The band had virtually no artistic control over the music on the record; it was more a project of Capitol Records.
  3. "Endangered Species" is a posthumous compilation of unreleased tracks, guest appearances, and greatest hits by the late rapper Big Pun, released in 2001 following his death in February 2000. The proceeds from the album were to be given to Pun's widow, Liza Rios, and their three children. The album reached a peak chart position of #7. Liza Rios claims to have only received a small royalty check from the sales of Endangered Species, and in response, auctioned off her husband's Terror Squad medallion in July 2005.
  4. "Endangered Species" is the second album by Flaw. It was released on May 4, 2004. The album debuted at #42 on the Billboard 200 chart.
  5. "Endangered Species" is the eleventh studio album by American hard rock/heavy metal band Y&T, released in 1997 through the Music for Nations label. It was the last Y&T studio album before a firm reunion occurring in 2010.
  6. "Endangered Species" is the fifth studio album by Japanese girl band eX-Girl. Unlike previous albums it was first released outside Japan, on Jello Biafra's Alternative Tentacles label. The line-up is credited as Kirilola, Chapple and Keikos. Zorek is only on the front cover of the album but played on the tour, after Keikos departed. Some tracks feature previous band members Fuzuki. Keikos later returned to the band after Zorek departed. As usual, the album was produced by the band's mentor and collaborator, Hoppy Kamiyama.
    • released in (11 years ago)
  7. "Endangered Species" is a studio album by the Welsh progressive/psychedelic rock band Man and was released in September 2000.
  8. "Endangered Species" is the 5th solo album from Big Hawk, released posthumously. It features Slim Thug, Paul Wall, Lil' O, Big Pokey, Jimmy D & many more.
  9. "Endangered Species" is a composition.
  10. "Endangered Species" is a musical album of U.K. Subs.
    • released in (33 years ago)
  11. "Endangered Species" is a musical album of Psyche.
    • released in (13 years ago)
  12. "Endangered Species" is a musical album of Nickodemus.
    • also known as Endangered Species [Reissue]
    • released on (9 years ago)
  13. "Endangered Species" is a two-disc album by the Drum and Bass/Jungle band Black Sun Empire, released in 2007. It is their third album.
    • also known as Endangered Species, Part Two
    • genre: Drum and bass
    • released in (8 years ago)
  14. "Endangered Species" is a cataloged instance, composition.
  15. "Endangered Species" is a musical single of Homegrown.
    • released in (16 years ago)


Endangered Species is a musical group.


Endangered Species is a TV program, begun in .

  • country: Canada
  • genre: Animated series

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Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Environmentalism (2009)

by Peter Dauvergne

ENDANGERED SPECIES. A species is “endangered” when its population is so low it could soon become extinct over all (or at least most) of its natural range. Biologists sometimes distinguish between three levels of threat: local extinction, ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Food Issues (2015)

by Ken Albala

The connection between endangered species and animals being hunted as food is exceptionally political. The term bushmeat has come to refer to the flesh of wild animals, such as elephants and primates, that are not traditionally understood ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Global Warming Science and Technology (2009)

by Bruce E. Johansen

Bush administration decided to advocate listing the polar bear as threatened under the Endangered Species Act, but not because it wanted to. Environmental groups had backed its lawyers into a legal corner. Natural ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Water Science (Print) (2003)

by Bobby A. Stewart, Terry Howell

THE ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT THE PRIOR APPROPRIATION DOCTRINE The Endangered Species Act (ESA) elevates the conservation of endangered species to the highest level of federal policy objectives, and sets forth a legal ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the World's Zoos (2001)

by Catharine E. Bell

the Majorca facility; the station is also the site where several species of hornbills were first bred, and a special breeding enclosure for shoebilled storks ( an endangered species that has never bred in captivity) has recently been constructed.

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Environmental Politics (2014)

by John Barry, E. Gene Frankland

Endangered Species Act Endangered Species Act tion at the local level by giving communities control over the endangered wildlife that occurs on communal lands near national parks. One of the bestknown efforts to involve local communities ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Animal Rights and Animal Welfare, 2nd Edition [2 volumes] (2009)

Second Edition by Marc Bekoff

Endangered species: Bush admin's ESA changes face all-fronts assault.

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Small photo of Guemal, Hippocamelus bisulcus, in deep snow on a mountain side in winter in Torres del Paine National Park, Chile. Endangered species also sometimes known as the South Andean Deer or Huemul Chileno.Small photo of SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA - JANUARY 26, 2018: The entrance to the world famous San Diego Zoo, founded in 1916, and housing over 3500 rare and endangered species.Small photo of Endangered species. A rhino portrait in monochrome.Small photo of approach to face of white rhino, endangered speciesSmall photo of Mating display of the Red-billed Gull (Larus novaehollandiae) in a colony on the Otago Peninsula, New Zealand. These gulls are an endangered species.Small photo of Sea turtle in blue ocean closeup. Green sea turtle closeup. Endangered species of tropical coral reef. Tortoise photo. Tropic seashore fauna. Summer travel seaside activity. Snorkeling with sea turtleSmall photo of One of the Smallest Primate in the World. Found in the Philippines. It is an endangered species. More...

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The Endangered Species Act is the strongest and most effective tool we have to repair the environmental harm that is causing a species to decline. (Norm Dicks)
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