Numbats are mostly found in Western Australia and are also recognised by the name of banded anteaters. Their population has decreased over the years because they are being hunted down, so the wildlife authorities need to ensure that they are out of danger.
The mountain gorillas are another species of animals that are growing scarce because of poaching. They are found in Virunga Volcanic region, Uganda and Rwanda. A total of 700 mountain gorillas are left in the world today and that figure is coming down with the passage of time.
The jackass penguins get their name because of the donkey-like sound they make. They are widely hunted for their eggs and their number has declined dramatically over the last century.
The lion-tailed macaque is considered one of the oldest of monkeys. It is mainly hunted for its flesh and fur, and there are about 400 of these species left in Kerala Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.
Hunters kill Siberian tigers because of their beautiful fur, but if the trend continues, their species will become extinct pretty soon. There are only 200 Siberian tigers remaining in the world.
Greater horseshoe bats
Greater horseshoe bats are a victim of poaching, and the wildlife authorities are working on protecting them from hunters. They are mainly found in Britain, South Africa, Korea, Australia, China and Japan.