Extinct Species

Endangered Species

Those plants and animals which are not in existence

Those plants and animals which exist but their  number is decreasing so fast.

They cannot be brought back into existence

If we do not save them they will become extinct

Example:- Dinosaur,Dodo

Example :- Tigers,Snow Leopard

We cannot conserve them now (as they do not exist)

They can be conserved (as they still exist)




NCERT Question 2 (c) - Differentiate Endangered and extinct species
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Davneet Singh is a graduate from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has been teaching from the past 9 years. He provides courses for Maths and Science at Teachoo.