Human-Wildlife Conflict and the Endangered Species Act of 1973

Events

Humpback Whale population is only about 1600

1960 - 1969

417 Bald Eagle pairs left in the US

1963

American Alligators are listed as endangered

1967

Endangered Species Act of 1973 implemented

12/28/1973

The first plant species is listed as endangered

1977

American Alligators are taken off of the endangered list

1987

There are less than 1900 Florida Manatees left

1991

Bald Eagles are taken off of the endangered list because there are more than 10,000 pairs in the wild

2007

There are more than 6,000 Florida Manatees and more than 20,000 Humpback Whales in the oceans

Present Day