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    18 Animals Who Really Need Our Help Right Now

    A WWF report out today shows that wildlife populations worldwide have declined by 52% since 1970, mostly thanks to humans. Well done everyone.

    1. African lion (Panthera leo)

    2. African forest elephant (Loxodonta africana cyclotis)

    3. Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris)

    4. Common dolphin (Dephinus delphis)

    5. Black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis)

    White rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum)

    6. Curlew sandpiper (Calidris ferruginea)

    7. Hoolock gibbon (Hoolock hoolock)

    8. Ethiopian wolf (Canis simensis)

    9. European eel (Anguilla anguilla)

    10. Leatherback turtle (Demochelys coriacea)

    11. Grey partridge (Perdix perdix)

    12. Harbour seal (Phoca vitullina)

    13. Hellbender (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis)

    14. Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius)

    15. Scalloped hammerhead sharks (Sphyrna lewini)

    16. Meadow / Orsini's viper (Vipera ursinii)

    17. White-rumped vulture (Gyps bengalensis)

    18. Wandering albatross (Diomedea exulans)