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Jul 28, 2014 06:01 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Dinosaurs would still be around today, and humans never would have emerged, if an asteroid hadn't struck Earth right when it did 66 million years ago.
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.
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 →
Jan 9, 2014 10:30 AM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Without dramatic conservation efforts, three of the four West African lion populations could become extinct in the next five years.
Mar 18, 2013 03:07 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Scientists have revived the genome of an extinct Australian frog that gave birth through its mouth. ->