Definition of endangered
: being or relating to an endangered species an endangered bird put on the endangered list
Examples of endangered in a Sentence
a daring attempt to rescue the endangered passengers from the burning boat
Recent Examples of endangered from the Web
The charge, which carries a maximum penalty of life in prison, alleges that Bergdahl endangered fellow service members by walking off his remote post and triggering search missions across Afghanistan.
The latest population numbers show that the belugas' problems continue nine years after the endangered listing, said Bob Shavelson, advocacy director for Cook Inletkeeper, a regional environmental group.
Neither Mr. McConnell’s office nor his top outside political advisers were warned about an impending attack on one of their most endangered incumbents.
Of the 1,085 endangered plant and animal species in China the report examined, the habitats for 738 of them worsened between 2005 and 2015.The giant panda is a rare exception.
But including more kinds of species in a campaign may boost donations—especially for endangered frogs and tarantulas or other underappreciated animals—and even plants.
Orland Grassland was recently designated an Important Bird Area by the National Audobon Society for its success in bringing back many threatened or endangered birds, including the Henslow's sparrow, Hayes said.
After 42 years of protection, the U.S. Department of Interior says Yellowstone's grizzlies are back on solid ground—and off the endangered species list.
Ballentine said the baby swans, whose species is considered endangered or threatened in several states, will be transferred to Iowa and released into the wild with other swan chicks from across the country.
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Definition of endangered for Students
: close to becoming extinct an endangered species
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