The scaly anteaters could be eaten out of existence if illegal hunting and poaching continue.
Some 322 birds, mammals and reptiles all went extinct in just the past 500 years due to people, research shows.
A computer graphics program brings an extinct predator back to virtual life.
Rare blue parrot already believed to be extinct in the wild, after deforestation and non-native honeybees started competing with them for nest space.
The ocean is acidifying 10 times more rapidly than during a major period of global warming. Continue reading →
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 →
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