skip to Main Content

Back from the Brink

18Jan 16
African lions granted endangered status

African lions granted endangered status

Lions are now protected in the United States under the Endangered Species Act. One subspecies will be listed as "endangered" and another as "threatened." These lions live in Africa and India. This decision comes after a study showing that lion populations could decrease by 50 percent in the next 20 years. It has also been suggested that the decision…

Find out more

Series Editor Picks

Select a Title from this Series

The series Back from the Brink will encourage budding environmentalists by sharing the amazing survival stories of endangered species. Each book shares the human and natural factors that drove 12 species to the edge of extinction, as well as the science behind the work that helped them begin a comeback. Readers learn fun facts and details about the species while finding out what helped them survive and thrive.

Back To Top