Endangered species

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This poor little guy needs help
This fly is also endangered, but it's not cute and furry so meh.
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Environmentalism
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An endangered species is a species of organism which is in danger of extinction. Species are classified as endangered for several reasons, such as decreasing numbers or naturally low population numbers. The protection of endangered species is a big part of environmentalism. The U.S. Endangered Species Act of 1973 created legal protections for species on the list. This, of course, angers libertarians, who see its protections as infringing upon property rights, and its expense as excessive. There have, of course, been excesses, but the overall impact of the ESA has been positive.

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