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“extinction”

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.
Jul 9, 2014 11:20 AM ET // George Dvorsky, io9.com
A computer graphics program brings an extinct predator back to virtual life.
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.
Jun 16, 2014 06:21 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The ocean is acidifying 10 times more rapidly than during a major period of global warming. Continue reading →
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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