An environmental law was passed in 1973 by The United States called:
The Endangered Species Act (ESA).
One purpose of this law is to protect and conserve endangered animals.
What is an Endangered Species?
According to the Endangered Species Act,
a species is endangered
when it is in danger of extinction
or a significant part
of its normal range.
Did you know
that since the year 1600
about 500 species of animals around the world
have become extinct??
Endangered animals need your help!!