Differentiate between the following.

(c) Endangered and extinct species



Endangered Species

Extinct Species

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

Those plants and animals which are not in existence

If we do not save them they will become extinct

They cannot be brought back into existence

Example - Bengal Tigers, One-horned Rhinoceros

Example - Asiatric Cheetah, Dinosaurs


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