(an animal's) natural habitat is being destroyed

An animal species' "natural habitat" is the area and environment that the animal usually lives in. For example, some animals live in rainforests, others live in grassy plains, others live in deep ocean waters, and so on.

These days, a lot of animal species are in danger because humans are destroying the animals' natural habitats. This happens when people build homes and farms, release pollution, and so on.

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