Some 322 birds, mammals and reptiles all went extinct in just the past 500 years due to people, research shows.
Rare blue parrot already believed to be extinct in the wild, after deforestation and non-native honeybees started competing with them for nest space.
This dino with an ultra long snout was likely snuffed out by a giant meteor some 66 million years ago.
If you hope to avoid extinction, it pays not to be a finicky eater. Continue reading →
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 →
The White House administrative action prohibits all commercial imports of African elephant ivory.
The extinct 10-foot-tall, 1,200 pound ape, Gigantopithecus, may have died out after turning to fruit to replace dwindling bamboo. Continue reading →
Scientists have revived the genome of an extinct Australian frog that gave birth through its mouth. ->
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