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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 →
Feb 11, 2014 03:00 AM ET // AFP
The White House administrative action prohibits all commercial imports of African elephant ivory.
Jan 15, 2014 08:24 AM ET // Tim Wall
The extinct 10-foot-tall, 1,200 pound ape, Gigantopithecus, may have died out after turning to fruit to replace dwindling bamboo. Continue reading →
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