10 of the Most Endangered Species in the US in 2024

Amur Leopard (Panthera pardus orientalis)  Status: Critically Endangered  Habitat: Primarily found in the Russian Far East and parts of China; a few may roam into North Korea.

Vaquita (Phocoena sinus)  Status: Critically Endangered  Habitat: Gulf of California, Mexico

Hawaiian Monk Seal (Neomonachus schauinslandi)  Status: Critically Endangered  Habitat: Northwestern Hawaiian Islands and some parts of the main Hawaiian Islands.

North Atlantic Right Whale (Eubalaena glacialis) Status: Critically Endangered  Habitat: Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of North America.

California Condor (Gymnogyps californianus)  Status: Critically Endangered  Habitat: Southern California, Arizona, Utah, and northern Mexico.

Florida Panther (Puma concolor coryi)  Status: Critically Endangered  Habitat: Southern Florida, mainly in protected areas like the Everglades.

Red Wolf (Canis rufus)  Status: Critically Endangered  Habitat: Southeastern United States, particularly North Carolina.

Guadalupe Fur Seal (Arctocephalus townsendi)  Status: Endangered  Habitat: Guadalupe Island, Mexico

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