Endangered Animals Nature Study for Kids

It’s a big world out there, filled with amazing creatures big and small. But did you know that some of these incredible animals are in danger of disappearing forever? In this endangered animals nature study podcast episode, children will learn about the Javan rhinoceros from Southeast Asia.


Javan rhinos are one example of a critically endangered animal. Children will get to know this rhinoceros species while understanding the importance of protecting animals and their natural habitats.

Endangered Animals Nature Study

After listening to the podcast, see how many questions you can answer!

  1. Where does Mrs. Cindy’s sister want to go on vacation?
  2. How many rhinoceros species are there in the world?
  3. Where does the Javan rhinoceros live?
  4. How many Javan rhinoceroses are there in the world?
  5. What does prehensile mean?
  6. What body part is prehensile on a rhinoceros?
  7. Name three facts about Javan rhinos.
  8. What is an endangered species?
  9. What is an extinct species?
  10. Name one reason Javan rhinos are endangered.
rhino eating grass

Endangered Animals Nature Study Video Class

In the upcoming No Sweat Nature Study LIVE video class about endangered animals, learn the differences between extinct, endangered, threatened, and vulnerable animals. While creating a beautiful nature journal page, discover some of the most critically endangered animals around the world. Expect to make a personal goal to help an animal of your choice, too!

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Free Nature Observation Printable Packet for All Seasons

No matter what time of year you’re listening to this episode of the No Sweat Nature Study Podcast, here’s a printable pack of nature observation activities for every season of the year!

Would you like to record a voicemail to answer this season’s nature study question?

At the end of each No Sweat Nature Study Podcast episode, Mrs. Cindy includes messages from a few of her friends. You can record a message that she might use on an upcoming episode! All children must have their parent’s permission before leaving a recording. Parents are welcome to record an answer, too!

Follow these simple directions:

  1. Think about your answer to the question first.
  2. Click the button that says “Start recording”.
  3. Tell me your first name. (If you want to tell your age and/or where you live, feel free to do that, too.)
  4. You will have 60 seconds to answer the question but try to be concise.
  5. Push the play button to listen to your recording before sending it to be sure it is recorded properly. If not, simply record it again.

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