Noun

organism threatened with extinction.

Noun

environment where an organism lives throughout the year or for shorter periods of time.

poach
Verb

to hunt, trap, or fish illegally.

refuge
Noun

public land set aside to protect native wildlife.

sanctuary
Noun

protected area where wildlife can live and breed without threat from hunting.

Noun

native, geographic area in which an organism can be found. Range also refers to the geographic distribution of a particular species.

stronghold
Noun

a place of security or survival

wildlife reserve
Noun

area set aside and protected by the government or other organization to maintain wildlife habitat. Also called a nature preserve.