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Which Species Will Live, Which Will Die? [Slide Show]

Conservation groups can no longer afford to try to protect all animals and plants, forcing heartbreaking choices

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HOT SPOT LOSER: DECIDUOUS FOREST

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HOT SPOT LOSER: MANGROVE FOREST

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HOT SPOT WINNER: SOUTH AFRICAN FYNBOS

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EVOLUTION-FIRST LOSER: FLORIDA PANTHER

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EVOLUTION-FIRST LOSER: GUNNISON SAGE GROUSE

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EVOLUTION-FIRST WINNER: THREE-TOED SLOTH

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EVOLUTION-FIRST WINNER: CALIFORNIA CONDOR

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FUNCTION-FIRST LOSER: FLORIDA BONNETED BAT

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FUNCTION-FIRST WINNER: SEA OTTER

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FUNCTION-FIRST WINNER: GRAY WOLF

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