Diagram of Near Threatened
in relation to other IUCN categories.
Near Threatened (NT) is a conservation status given to species or lower taxa that may be threatened with extinction in the near future. However, it does not mean that the species is threatened.
The Near Threatened taxa usually includes the Vulnerable species.
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The maned wolf is near-threatened largely as the result of habitat loss.
The gray bat was moved from "endangered" to "near-threatened" due to successful conservation efforts
Narwhals are near-threatened