Elephants, © Helen M. Mundell
A heartbreaking number of animal species are being traded into extinction.
manatee, © Tracy Colson/USFWS
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bee, © Brad Stocke
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Sea otters, © Tony Trupp
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Polar Bears, © Debbie Tubridy
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