The species in the Critically Endangered list are based on the IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources) Red List 1994 or 2001 categories. This means that severe conservation is needed from us humans to help protect these species from extinction. Help raise awareness to these threatened creatures by spreading information on them and collecting more of it. You can be an active voice and help these poor animals! For a list of these animals visit the Critically Endangered Category page!