Amazing Paper Creations For Endangered Species

Lots of people do various different things in order to raise awareness of, and build funds for, endangered species. One unusual thing that I stumbled across recently is this guy who is creating gorgeous paper animals representing some endangered animals. They are really quite beautiful, I think. Take a look and see if you agree. Which ones do you like the best?

Giant Panda


Did you know that the Dholes are famous for their communication skills? They produce a variety of sounds like growls, whistles, screams and clucks to communicate each other. In 2014, the Indian government sanctioned its first dhole conservation breeding centre at the Indira Gandhi Zoological Park (IGZP) in Visakhapatnam. The dhole has been protected in Russia since 1974, though it is vulnerable to poison left out for wolves. In China, the animal is listed as a category II protected species under the Chinese wildlife protection act of 1988. In Cambodia, the dhole is protected from all hunting, while conservation laws in Vietnam limit extraction and utilization. In 2016, the Korean company Sooam Biotech was reported to be attempting to clone the dhole using dogs as surrogate mothers to help conserve the species. You can purchase the artwork at Or follow the link on my profile. I’m donating 50% to @wwfphilippines Follow @Aoklife to find out how you can help Charitable Institutions raise funds. Let me know what other endangered animals you want to see on paper cut on the comments.

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Pangolin (Scaly Anteater)

What’s scaly from tip to tail and can curl into a ball? Pangolins! These solitary, primarily nocturnal animals, are easily recognized by their full armor of scales. A startled pangolin will cover its head with its front legs, exposing its scales to any potential predator. If touched or grabbed it will roll up completely into a ball, while the sharp scales on the tail can be used to lash out. Also called scaly anteaters because of their preferred diet, pangolins are increasingly victims of illegal wildlife crime—mainly in Asia and in growing amounts in Africa—for their meat and scales. Eight species of pangolins are found on two continents. They range from Vulnerable to Critically Endangered. Four species live in Africa: Black-bellied pangolin (Phataginus tetradactyla), White-bellied pangolin (Phataginus tricuspis), Giant Ground pangolin (Smutsia gigantea) and Temminck's Ground pangolin (Smutsia temminckii). The four species found in Asia: Indian pangolin (Manis crassicaudata), Philippine pangolin (Manis culionensis), Sunda pangolin (Manis javanica) and the Chinese pangolin (Manis pentadactyla). All eight pangolin species are protected under national and international laws, and two are listed as Critically Endangered on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. You can purchase the artwork at or follow the link on my profile. I’m donating 50% to @wwfphilippines Find out more about WWF’s initiative on Pangolin at Follow @Aoklife to find out how you can help Charitable Institutions raise funds. Let me know what other endangered animals you want to see on paper cut on the comments.

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Snow Leopard

Did you know that the Snow Leopard has no relation with the leopard? – it is closer to a Cheetah The snow leopard’s powerful build allows it to scale great steep slopes with ease. Its hind legs give the snow leopard the ability to leap six times the length of its body. A long tail provides balance and agility and also wraps around the resting snow leopard as protection from the cold. For millennia, this magnificent cat was the king of the mountains. The mountains were rich with their prey such as blue sheep, Argali wild sheep, ibex, marmots, pikas and hares. Snow leopards are found in 12 countries—including China, Bhutan, Nepal, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Russia, and Mongolia—but their population is dropping. Climate change poses perhaps the greatest long-term threat to snow leopards. Impacts from climate change could result in a loss of up to 30 percent of the snow leopard habitat in the Himalayas alone. You can purchase the artwork at or follow the link on my profile. I’m donating 50% to @wwfphilippines Find out more about WWF’s initiative on Rhinos at Follow @Aoklife to find out how you can help Charitable Institutions raise funds. Let me know what other endangered animals you want to see on paper cut on the comments.

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I was impressed not only with the intricacy of the designs, but also the details of the particular species that have been incorporated into these designs. For instance, look at the tiger and the snow leopard above – although these are both in the cat family, the artist has managed to capture these different features really well.

I think the bottom line is simply this – whatever the cause you believe in (raising awareness for endangered species, educating people regarding skin conditions such as hypertrophic scars or keloids, or spreading the word about the effects of ozone depletion on the environment), figure out an unusual way to achieve your goal, using your unique set of talents.

How To Help Endangered Animals

As a common man, you may have wondered whether you can actually make a difference; whether you can actually do anything to help endangered animals. The answer is a resounding yes. There are many steps that you can take, and if many of us take even a few of these steps, the future may look a lot brighter for several endangered species. So here are just a few things you can do:

Don’t use products made using endangered animals:

Several endangered animals are used fro their fur, leather, tusks, and so on. In fact, in many cases, that’s a large part of the reason they got to be so rare in the first place! So no matter how attractive something may look, or how unusual it is, make a firm commitment that you will absolutely not buy anything, or even accept anything as a gift, if it is made using an endangered animal.

Help build awareness:

A lot of people would actually want to support protection of endangered species if they gave this issue some thought. Unfortunately, in our hectic and busy lives, many of us just don’t have the time or the bandwidth to devote to this issue. So just placing the issue in front of people, and thus making them actively aware of the existence of the issue can help dramatically. We are not suggesting that you take any extreme stand on the issue, or that you organize protest marches or stand around holding banners. We simply suggest taking little actions, such as wearing t-shirts with photos of some of these adorable animals. Another example is creating objects such as calendars using such pictures – you not only get credit or giving photo gifts that are unique, but also create awareness about these animals at the same time.

Support wild life parks and preserves:

When you visit places such as wild life preserves and parks, you are automatically helping support their cause. Many of these places have a goal of goal of promoting the preservation of endangered and/or threatened species, and of enhancing awareness about them. The Fossil Rim Wildlife Center in Texas and the Chestatee Wildlife Preserve & Zoo in Georgia are examples of such wildlife parks. So a trip to such a place can be a wonderful and memorable family vacation, and can additionally help further your cause. What more could you ask for?

5 Extremely Cute Animals Which Are In Danger

These cute and adorable animals are in danger! Let us do what we can to build awareness about these animals, so that each of us can do his/her own part in trying to save them.

Details can be found at World Wild Life.

Polar Bear


The polar bear is the first species to become endangered due to global warming. Global warming has resulted in a steady reduction of the natural habitat of the polar bear. As a result, the number of polar bears has decreased dramatically.


Some species of elephants are listed as endangered, while others are listed as critically endangered! Asian elephants are even more in danger than their African counterparts. It would indeed be a tremendous loss to planet earth as a whole, if these gentle giants were no more to be found.

Sea Lion


There has been a dramatic decrease of sea lions in Alaska in particular. The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) made great efforts to get sea lions listed as an endangered species.

Snow Leopard

snow leopard

The sleek and graceful snow leopard has no predators save one – the human being. As a result of the actions of this predator, both direct such as hunting, and indirect which result in habitat loss, the snow leopard population is steeply dropping. The snow leopard is found mainly in China, Bhutan, Nepal, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Russia, and Mongolia.

Giant Panda


The giant panda is perhaps the most well-known endangered species – a celebrity in its own right! Native to China, this bamboo eater is the official logo of the WWF.

Even as a common person, you can do a fair bit to help these and other endangered animals. You can find out how to help here.