Definition of endangered species in English:

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endangered species

noun

A species of animal or plant that is seriously at risk of extinction: special collections of rare and endangered species from Crete
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  • Her series of oil paintings of endangered species helped support the Wild Life Fund through the donation of their copyrights.
  • In his late 20s, he worked exclusively for conservation groups, photographing threatened habitats and endangered species around the world.
  • In the event of an outbreak of Avian Influenza, possible vaccination of rare breeds and endangered species would take place.

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Syllabification: en·dan·gered spe·cies

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