Wild species that have been in declining in numbers
risking extinction, or that are already near extinction, are called
Species at Risk.
Over 30 wild species in Nova Scotia are formally designated as
at risk. Habitat loss and destruction, global climate change, overhunting,
pollution and the introduction of foreign species are the major
factors that combine to put wild species at risk of disappearing
forever from Nova Scotia.
To find out more, come
with us on a Walking Tour of the Species at Risk you can see
in the Shubenacadie Wildlife Park.