The harsh but true reality of our life is that we won’t be able to see some of the most prettiest animals in the future that we are able to in right now. And the worst part of this is, all because of human greeds and activities that are currently negatively affecting the environment. So down below are some prettiest animals that you’re going to miss in future if we don’t realize our mistakes on time.
Habitat loss and poaching are the main threats to Siberian tigers. Siberians tigers are the most abundant species of tiger which is mainly found in mountainous regions of Eastern Russia. Only less than 550 Siberian tigers are left in the wild. In the 1940s these prettiest animals nearly became extinct with a population of only 40 left in the wild.
Black-footed ferrets are nocturnal animals who spend most of their time hidden in burrows. Also, they are the only species of ferret found in North America. The main reason for which they are on the verge of extinction is Over hunting. Many programmes like Captive breeding are launched to save this species from going extinct.
Polar bears are the most prettiest animals found in the Arctic region. They have a thick layer of body fat and protective coat to survive within icy conditions of the polar region. Polar bears could be measured up to 8 – 9 feet in height and weighing 800 kg. The climate change due to harmful human activities is a major threat to Polar bears which is termed as "Global Warming".
The red panda is one of the most adorable and prettiest animals ever seen on the planet. They are mainly found in high altitude forests of the Himalayan range. Their beautiful coat consists of a long bushy tail and reddish-brown fur. Just like the Black-Footed Ferrets, Red Pandas are also nocturnal animals. They spend daytime on sleeping on tree branches and become only active at night. The main reason for its extinction is the loss of natural habitat and fragmentation which leaves only less than 10000 left alive.
Green Sea Turtle 's are mostly found in tropical and subtropical ocean waters around the world. They can be easily identified by their greenish skin. The population of green sea turtle is rapidly decreasing due to hunting, harvesting of eggs and loss of nesting sites.
Blue whales can be found in all oceans except the Arctic. They spend most of their time alone or in small groups. The blue whale is the largest mammal known on the planet till date. A fully grown blue whale measures somewhere around 30 meters in length and up to 200 tons in weight. But due to Whaling and other negative human activities have brought this species on the verge of extinction. Although whaling is strictly prohibited still, they are facing the risk of extinction.
This beautiful species is only native to the Madagascar Islands. There are around 101 different species of lemurs living on the island. But as with most of other Prettiest animals, lemurs too are on the verge of extinction due to overhunting and destruction of habitat.