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10 Lesser-Known Endangered Species At Risk Of Disappearing From Earth

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Some endangered species are a little more famous than others--but all of them are important. Here are ten endangered underdogs living in the United States--for now.


Some endangered species are a little more famous than others--but all of them are important. Here are ten endangered underdogs living in the United States--for now. 

Number one is the Ozark Hellbender, an aquatic salamander whose diet is almost entirely comprised of crayfish, other small fish and even its own kind. 

Number two is the Akepa, a small honeycreeper featuring bright coloration and bill specially-shaped to open buds. 

Number three is the Purple Cat’s Paw Pearlymussel, which doesn't just have an extremely long name, it's also one of the rarest freshwater mussels in the country.

At number four is the Shasta Crayfish, native to freshwater ponds and rivers in the Rocky Mountain area--where i
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