GNM Endangered Species Workshop 2021

17 August 2021

To celebrate the installation of Jane's Where Did All the Animals Go? 2021 Exhibition which is on permanent display at Great North Museum: Hancock, the museum invited Jane to run a free drop-in Endangered Species workshop in the Living Planet Gallery.

Around 150 children, parents and guardians attended the workshop with over 100 drawings created of around 50 species. The following is a selection of drawings created by all ages. View all the drawings in our Wild Postcard Gallery here.

Kakapo CRITICALLY ENDANGERED (population: 204 individuals) Ruth Sheldon, Great North Museum: Hancock Team


Aye-aye ENDANGERED (population: DECREASING), Chloe age 11



Coquerel's Sifaka CRITICALLY ENDANGERED (population: UNKNOWN), Chloe age 11


Lesser Chameleon ENDANGERED (population: UNKNOWN), Harrison


Koala VULNERABLE (population: 100,000 - 500,000), Macey


Sun Parakeet ENDANGERED (population: 1000 - 2,499), Lydia


Ring-tailed Lemur ENDANGERED (population: 2,000 - 2,400), Fraser


West African Giraffe VULNERABLE (population: 100,000), Sara, Edinburgh


Giant Armadillo VULNERABLE (population: DECREASING), Geordie


Bald-headed Uakari VULNERABLE (population: DECREASING), Geordie


Fiji Crested Iguana CRITICALLY ENDANGERED (population: 12,000 - 14,000), Geordie 

Blue-throated Macaw CRITICALLY ENDANGERED (population: 50 - 249), Berry and Geordie's Father


Cheetah VULNERABLE (population: 6,674), Sophia age 4 (Sophia had a plaster cast on her right arm so created the drawing with her left hand)


Red-billed (White-throated) Toucan VULNERABLE (population: UNKNOWN), George


Fiji Crested Iguana CRITICALLY ENDANGERED (population: 12,000 - 14,000), Hugo 


African Savanna Elephant VULNERABLE (population: 415,000), Neil


Macaroni Penguin VULNERABLE (population: DECREASING), Riley age 8


African Lion VULNERABLE (population: 20,000), Rafi and Isaac


American Crocodile VULNERABLE (population: UNKNOWN), Isaac 


Sun Parakeet ENDANGERED (population: 1000 - 2,499), Isaac


Aye-aye ENDANGERED (population: UNKNOWN), Grace


African Wild Dog ENDANGERED (population: 8,000), Brooke (Grace's Mother)


Lavaste's Viper VULNERABLE (population: UNKNOWN), Seth


Cagle's Map River Turtle ENDANGERED (population: 11,000 - 13,000), Harriette and Erika 

Eurasian Red Squirrel ENDANGERED UK (population: 140,000), Poppy and Daddy


Scarlet Macaw LEAST CONCERN (population:DECREASING), Noah


Sun Parakeet ENDANGERED (population: 1000 - 2,499), Anonymous


African Lion VULNERABLE (population: 20,000), Frankie


Iberian Lynx ENDANGERED (population: 156), Mary


Gyrfalcon LEAST CONCERN (population: 20,000 - 49,999), Fraizer


Western Chimpanzee ENDANGERED (population: 18,000 - 65,000), Felicity age 5


Green Turtle ENDANGERED (population: DECREASING), Imarah age 8


 Reindeer VULNERABLE (population: 2,890,400), Isabella age 7


Red Wolf CRITICALLY ENDANGERED (population: 9), Paul Donnelly


Cheetah VULNERABLE (population: 6,674), Harriett age 7



Pebas Stubfoot Toad VULNERABLE (population: DECREASING), Harriett age


Atlantic Puffin RED (UK) VULNERABLE (Global) (population: 580,000 pairs), Nicola


Small Tortoiseshell UNSPECIFIED (BAP Species), Gracie age 9


Western Chimpanzee ENDANGERED (population: 18,000 - 65,000), Lynsay