I love all animals and can’t imagine the earth without them. Sure, my snuggly cats and dog are excellent companions, but I can’t help but worry about the wild animals whose numbers are continually declining. Here are the 9 most threatened animals species that I could find.
9. Bluefin Tuna
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People love their tuna, whether it’s fresh or canned. Due to the high demand for tuna, this large ocean-going fish is often over-fished. The market for tuna is very high in Japan. For example, a tuna weighing more than 400 pounds will go for hundreds of thousands of dollars on the market. Only recently have aquaculturists succeeded in breeding and raising captive Bluefin Tuna.