What types of species are most vulnerable to extinction? What kinds of factors threaten them?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com December 20, 2018, 4:02 am ad1c9bdddf
Generally the most sensitive species are those that have one or more of the following characteristics:
1) specialist lifestyle - animals like the giant panda or the koala bear that make their living eating a single thing - should the range of the food-stuff dwindle, they are susceptible
2) high on the food chain - upper end predators require a larger range in order to ...
The solution defines contributing factors of a species' extinction. The kinds of factors that threaten them are determined. References are included.