Giraffes? Horses? Squirrels?? 20 Animals You Didn't Know Are Going Extinct

Peacocks

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Bornean Peacock Pheasant photo

credit: Robert Lancione via Wikipedia Creative Commons

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We wouldn't think of peacocks as endangered, considering you can find them in any wildlife park, petting zoo and even random farms across the country. But there are subspecies of this flamboyant bird that are in danger of disappearing, including the Bornean Peacock Pheasant pictured above and the Hainan Peacock Pheasant of the island Hainan, China. For both species, habitat loss is a major factor for their decline. Only about 600-1,700 Bornean Peacock Pheasants and around 350-1,500 Hainan Peacock Pheasants left in the world.