10 animals threatened by poaching and the illegal wildlife trade - in pictures

Some of Earth’s most iconic species such as sharks and lions, face an urgent fight against extinction.

The Guardian

Last updated on 17 January 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Threats: 
Unsustainable hunting and trapping
Illegal trade
Habitat loss and degradation
Residential and commercial development
Climate Change
Species: 
Acinonyx jubatus
Carcharhinus falciformis
Delphinapterus leucas
Dermochelys coriacea
Eretmochelys imbricata
Lepidochelys kempii
Loxodonta africana
Monodon monoceros