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According to a new study, current extinction rates are up to a thousand times higher than they would be if people weren’t in the picture. (National Geographic News)

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These critically endangered animals are among the most likely to be extinct in our lifetimes. Consult the Guardian's list of the 100 most endangered species, as determined by the IUCN, for a more complete rundown. Photographs by National Geographic: Steve Raymer (black rhino); Joel Sartore (Socorro isopod); Joel Sartore (giant pangasius); Joel Sartore (Rabb's fringe-limbed tree frog); Michael Nichols (mountain gorilla); Stuart Thornton (California condor); George F. Mobley (Bactrian camel); Enric Sala (staghorn coral); and Brian J. Skerry (leatherback sea turtle)

These critically endangered animals are among the most likely to be extinct in our lifetimes. Consult the Guardian’s list of the 100 most endangered species, as determined by the IUCN, for a more complete rundown.
Photographs by National Geographic: Steve Raymer (black rhino); Joel Sartore (Socorro isopod); Joel Sartore (giant pangasius); Joel Sartore (Rabb’s fringe-limbed tree frog); Michael Nichols (mountain gorilla); Stuart Thornton (California condor); George F. Mobley (Bactrian camel); Enric Sala (staghorn coral); and Brian J. Skerry (leatherback sea turtle)

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