The animal kingdom is in crisis. According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature, currently there are at least 16,306 animal and plant species on earth threatened with extinction. Many of these animals are in danger because of the spread of human civilization that is destroying their natural habitats, some of them are poached for their coats or ivory, and others’ homes are threatened by climate change.
The following 10 animals are currently on the endangered species list—and one look at their beautiful faces will make you want to help get them off that list. For more ideas on how you can help save them and their natural habitats, follow our easy tips for making a difference in the world.