ENVIRONMENT

9 Animals Threatened By The Oil Spill (PHOTOS)

As horrendous amounts of oil continue to spill into the Gulf of Mexico, the beginning of the catastrophic consequences are starting to be seen. Oil has reached land, and is slowly seeping into delicate territory for animals, many of which are currently in their sensitive seasons of reproduction. Over 400 species are estimated to be impacted by the spill.

Click here to get involved with people in your area in an effort to help with the oil spill, and click here for a comprehensive lists of organizations you can donate your time or money to.

Here are just 9 of the animals whose lives are threatened by the tragedy of the Gulf oil spill.