Our planet supports an astounding variety of wildlife. Great and small, all kinds of creatures have existed for millions of years, but how many of them are in great danger. today, humans are rapidly polluting and destroying many natural places of the world, pushing wildlife into the remotest areas. Some of our rarest animals are still ruthlessly hunted for their valuable fur or tusks. As a result, majestic creatures such as whales, rhinoceroses, elephants and cheetahs could all face extinction. If there any hope for our wildlife? this book examines the plight of wild animals and urges us to act soon to protect them, and our planet, for the future.