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10 of the cutest endangered species

By: Laura Moss on Sept. 20, 2012, 5:57 p.m.
Fennec foxes

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Fennec foxes

Although the International Union for Conservation of Nature doesn't list fennec foxes as endangered yet, conservationists are concerned the species may soon be threatened. Native to North Africa and the Middle East, the animals are intensively hunted, and the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora lists them as an Appendix II species and regulates their trade.