The Obscure Endangered Species That Could Be Hiding In Your Backyard

August 13, 2019
The Trump administration has announced major changes to how the Endangered Species Act is implemented, ending blanket protections for animals newly labeled threatened and considering cost as a factor in protecting a particular species. Environmentalists argue that with the rollback, more animals are at risk of extinction. We spoke to Natasha Daly, wildlife reporter at National Geographic for a breakdown of what it means for animals to be labeled as endangered.