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American Crocodile | National Geographic
[Protected Status: ENDANGERED] The American crocodile is considered an endangered species in nearly all parts of its North, Central, and South American range. Survey data, except in the United States, is poor or nonexistent, but conservationists agree that illegal hunting and habitat depletion has reduced populations of this wide-ranging reptile to critical levels.
Plan B Updates - 120: Less Than 3 Percent of Oceans in Marine Parks Despite Recent Growth
Although coverage has doubled since 2010, just 2.8 percent of the ocean surface, roughly the size of the United States—is now in designated marine protected areas. And the level of protection varies. Get the full Plan B Update on the EPI website.