|Tana River Poplar|
Populus is a genus of plants of concern and found in the following area(s): Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East, North America (Mexico).
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|Scientific Name||Status||Listing Date||Range|
|1.||Populus berkarensis||CR-IUCN||2007||Asia, Europe|
|2.||Populus guzmanantlensis||EN-IUCN||1998||North America (Mexico)|
|4.||Populus pruinosa||NT-IUCN||2007||Asia, Europe, Middle East|
Ten creatures that may become extinct in the next 10 years1. Leatherback Sea Turtle
Leatherback sea turtles have been around since pre-historic times. And unfortunately, if the species is allowed to vanish, scientists believe it will foreshadow the extinction of a host of other marine species. It is estimated that there are less than 5,000 nesting female leatherback sea turtles in the Pacific Ocean today, down from 91,000 in 1980.