Question 3: Choose the letter A, B, C or D to complete the passage below An endangered species is an animal or plant that’s considered at …..(1)… of extinction. A species can be listed as endangered at the state, federal, and international level. On the federal level, the endangered species list is managed …..(2)…. the Endangered Species Act. The Endangered Species Act (ESA) was ….. (3)…. by Congress in 1973. Under the ESA, the federal government has the responsibility to protect endangered species (species that are likely to become extinct throughout all or a large portion of their range), threatened species (species that are likely to become endangered in the) near future), and critical habitat (areas vital to the survival of endangered or threatened species). The Endangered Species Act has lists of protected plant and animal species….(4)….. nationally and worldwide. When a species is given ESA protection, it is said to be a "listed" species. Many additional species are evaluated for possible protection under the ESA, and they …..(5)…called “candidate” species. (3) ………….
Explanation: Enact law/ act: enact a law/ act
The Endangered Species Act (ESA) was enacted by Congress in 1973