In this regard, is the baobab tree endangered?
Adansonia grandidieri, sometimes known asGrandidier'sbaobab, is the biggest and most famous ofMadagascar's sixspecies of baobabs. This imposing andunusual tree isendemic to the island of Madagascar, where itis anendangered species threatened by the encroachmentofagricultural land.
Keeping this in consideration, why is the African baobab tree endangered?
According to research published July 5 inBiologicalConservation, two of Madagascar's endemic baobabtreespecies will lose much of their available habitat in thenext 70years due to climate change and human development. Thestudysuggests that two of the species should now be reclassifiedascritically endangered.