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Barbary Lion Facts: The Barbary Lion (Joseph Bassett Holder)

Barbary Lion Facts

Thylacine - This photo was taken only a few years ago. They were marsupials, nocturnal, and a light brownish color with dark brownish red stripes. They had an over sized mouth with a huge span, larger than most mammals have and a fairly odd build. They have been officially extinct since 1936 due to over hunting, but there have been supposed sightings of them from time to time,

Perry Sumner, a biologist with the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, said it's likely a red fox with a rare genetic condition known as Sampson, an abnormality in which the animal lacks a layer of fur called guard hair.

Chinese Fleeceflower Root Taking Human Form  Stunned farmer Zheng Dexun dug up a crop of fleeceflower, or Chinese knotweed, and found one shaped like a person, in Langzhong, China. The eerie-looking plant, measuring 62 centimetres tall, has clearly defined arms, legs, and head.

Shall we just veg out for a while, darling?

These are the tuber roots of Fleeceflower. And this isn't an anomaly - most of their roots look like this. Now we know where "mandrake roots" came from!

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Supposedly this is the biggest croc ever found, at 8.6m (28ft). Shot by a hunter in Queensland, Australia in 1957.

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Barbary lions were thought to be extinct; however, there may be some lions with Barbary blood.

the last known tasmanian tiger photographed in 1933 - the species is now extinct.

I'm still amazed that at this animal. Benjamin, the last known thylacine (which means "dog-headed pouched one"), Hobart Zoo, 1933 . Now an extinct animal thanks to human hunting.

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The first colonial period is also known as the Moa Hunter period. This large flightless bird was hunted to extinction within 100 years

Moa now extinct

The Moa, flightless birds of New Zealand, ranged from chicken-size to 12 ft. They died out due to over-hunting & habitat decline. Still, Moa sightings are sometimes reported in the remotest parts of New Zealand.

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Makes me think of THE LION of Judah! Then one of the elders said to me, "Do not weep! See, the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the Root of David, has triumphed. He is able to open the scroll and its seven seals" Rev.

Tigre de Tasmanie (officiellement éteint)

The thylacine was the largest known carnivorous marsupial of modern times. It is commonly known as the Tasmanian tiger or the Tasmanian wolf.

Barbary Lion

The Barbary Lion was well known for it's large mane that stretched down to it's belly. The last wild Barbary lion was shot in the Atlas Mountains of Morocco in Sir Alfred Edward Pease, 1893