Will the tiger go the way of the passenger pigeon or be saved from extinction like the American bison?
Three rhino species suffer from dramatic population declines and range shrinkages.
The orangutan faces a bleak future with widespread conversion of its habitat into palm oil plantations that have decimated wild populations.
Fishing efforts in the Mekong basin are increasing, and the loss of migratory routes through the construction of dams may also have a negative impact on fish abundance in the river.
Direct killing account for 10 percent of recorded vulture deaths, but the main cause of mortality has been diclofenac, an anti-inflammatory drug used for veterinary reasons in cattle that is toxic to vultures when the carcass is consumed.
Heavily harvested and exploited for flesh and eggs, five species of turtle are critically endangered and one is endangered.
A now extinct Chinese freshwater dolphin.
A now extinct type of wild cattle from Southeast Asia.