Threats

1. Why are these animals endangered?

This is book 2 in Chinese Endangered Species P4-P7. It is advised you first read Some Chinese Endangered Animals before reading this book. 

Animals are endangered due to many different threats but usually there is one main threat for each animal. In the first chapter, we looked at four animals. Why are these animals endangered? 

Look at the pictures and read the clue. Which animal? Which threat? 


   

The animal skin can be used to make clothes, bags or other items. 

Some people believe that Traditional Chinese Medicines, made from the bones of certain animals, can cure their illness. 

Endangered animals killed for their skins or bones is called _ _ _ _   _ _ _ _ _ _ _