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Endangered species around the planet are threatened for a number of reasons, including habitat loss, pollution, climate change, competition from invasive species and overhunting. A number of animals on the verge of extinction are still being hunted for their meat. While occasionally this happens because people are impoverished and have limited sources of food, some of these species are poached to satisfy a culture’s appetite for exotic delicacies.15 endangered species still on the menu

Endangered species around the planet are threatened for a number of reasons, including habitat loss, pollution, climate change, competition from invasive species and overhunting. A number of animals on the verge of extinction are still being hunted for their meat. While occasionally this happens because people are impoverished and have limited sources of food, some of these species are poached to satisfy a culture’s appetite for exotic delicacies.
15 endangered species still on the menu

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