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Conservation Biology

Conservation Biology

Conservation Biology Terms

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Threatened Species

This is a species that is likely to become endangered in the foreseeable future. Threatened species are not in as bad of shape as endangered species, but are still protected in the U.S. under the Endangered Species Act.

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