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10 Most Amazing Extinct Animals

extinct animals: Irish Deer: the largest deer that ever lived (extinct about 7,700 years ago)

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20 animals that you probably don't know exist, that are likely to become extinct before you die

20 animals that you probably don't know exist, that are likely to become extinct before you die

Hunting, deforestation, and habitat loss are the most threatening elements leading to the demise of these various species that most likely you will outlive.

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The Dodo (Raphus cucullatus) is an extinct flightless bird that was endemic to the island of Mauritius, east of Madagascar in the Indian Ocean. Extinct (about 1662)

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A Glimpse of What We've Lost: 10 Extinct Animals in Photos

caspian tiger, one of the largest tigers to have lived, hunted into extinction, last confirmed sighting in 1970's, believed extinct.

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11 Animals That Are Now Extinct... Thanks To Humans

11 Animals That Are Now Extinct ... And It's Our Fault. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/10/22/11-extinct-animals_n_4078988.html

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The moa were eleven species of flightless birds endemic to New Zealand ranging in size from about the height of a chicken, to the largest species which was twelve feet tall.

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Since its discovery in 1861 by the German naturalist Wilhelm Peters, only 36 had ever been caught. By 1970, some thought that the Cuban Solenodon had become extinct, since no specimens had been found since 1890. The Cuban Solenodon that was found in 2003, named Alejandrito, brought the number ever caught to 37

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The Bubal Hartebeest was a species of antelope that became extinct in 1923, when a captive female died in Jardin des Plantes in Paris.

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Paraceratherium is an extinct genus of gigantic hornless rhinoc-eros-like mammals endemic to Eurasia & Asia during the Oligocene epoch. It is regarded as the largest land mammal known, w/the largest species having an estimated mean adult mass of 12 tons. It was a browsing herbivorous perissodactyl that stripped leaves from trees. Info: Wikipedia

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