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Aug 15, 2014 12:51 PM ET
Thanks to humans, sharks are disappearing from our waters at an alarming rate. Is there any way to reverse things for these fierce, fascinating creatures of the deep?
Aug 5, 2014 12:10 PM ET // Richard Farrell
Foot bones more than 40 million years old, from Antarctica, reveal a creature standing more than 6 and a half feet tall.
Jul 29, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
The scaly anteaters could be eaten out of existence if illegal hunting and poaching continue.
Jul 24, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Some 322 birds, mammals and reptiles all went extinct in just the past 500 years due to people, research shows.
Jun 30, 2014 03:00 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Rare blue parrot already believed to be extinct in the wild, after deforestation and non-native honeybees started competing with them for nest space.
May 7, 2014 05:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
This dino with an ultra long snout was likely snuffed out by a giant meteor some 66 million years ago.
Apr 22, 2014 07:05 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
If you hope to avoid extinction, it pays not to be a finicky eater. Continue reading →
Mar 19, 2014 03:59 PM ET // Tim Wall
Genetic evidence suggests giant, flightless birds, the moas, thrived until Polynesians colonized New Zealand in the 13th century, when the birds quickly went extinct. Continue reading →
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