Given that the definition of an "extinct" animal would be a species of which no living specimens have been sighted in years, then there are no extinct animals in the world. However, if you wish to know how many species have become extinct, I suggest you look at the Wikipedia post linked below. T…
Yes, that is unless technology is improving and we can travel back in time to bring extict animals back to the present world to live and breed
In my opinion it is possible because some species are formed in the processes of evolution,adaptation, and mix/cross breeding.
I agree with option 2 I …
MammalsAlthough the most popularized large mammal was the Woolly Mammoth, the largest extinct mammal is the indricothere, a giant prehistoric ancestor of the rhinoceros, which was far bigger than any of the elephants.(see related link) Sauropods (dinosaurs)The sauropod called Bruhathkayosaurus is es…
Alot of animals are extinct. I've been researching this for a
writing project and havent found much. I found something but I'm
not sure if its true, and it said that 900 species have gone
extinct in the past 5 centuries(500 years). Lots of websites talk
about extinct animals, but when they talk abou…
1st answer: Because each year we are making more products of coats, sweaters and other items and that uses their fur. Their fur is what some animals need to survive in the cold. We have also been destroying their habitats by cutting down trees, building something or something else. To stop extinctio…
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Prime example is the Dodo. The wolf was hunted to extinction in UK.
There are many extinct plant species from India. Examples include:
the Nilgiri Holly, Kerala Legume Tree, Courtallum Wendlandia and
Meghalaya Sterculia. Plants that may go extinct are endangered.
There are approximately 1000-1100 species of mammal and birds that
Some species of plants and animals die out naturally because
newer species are more successful at competing for food and living
space. Others have become extinct because of changes in the planet
or because of natural di…
Animals can become extinct because of environmental issues, whether
it's due to a natural disaster or because people have removed their
habitat. They can also be hunted, or poached, to extinction.
Poison (meant for other animals)
1) Indian Aurochs
There are many hundreds, if not thousands. I'll start the list off,
in no particular order, and hope others can add to it:
1. The Tasmanian tiger
2. The Passenger Pigeon
3. Aurochs Cattle of Europe
4. The Quagga Zebra
5. Atlas Bear of Africa
6. The Cape Lion
7. The Dodo bird of Mauritius
AnswerAlthough this might be meant as the goal of most zoos, it is unfortunate that some, especially smaller zoos, care more for money than they do for their animals. By keeping them confined to small cages with little room to move, while taking the profits made from saving space, for more animals. …
The Megalodon was approximately 40 feet (12 metres) long, although fossil records show that they could often grow as large as 78 feet (18 metres). So if you were to stand the Megalodon on its nose it would be as tall as a six story building.
I've heard this question many times, and to make it quic…
Extinction rates vary and can sometimes be rapid, and some times slow. Extinction rates are affected by biotic, competition between species, hunting etc, and abiotic factors, volcano eruptions, weather etc.
some are killed until their all dead
Animals that have become extinct in the last 100 years are: Arabian Ostrich, Atitlan Grebe, Bali Tiger, Barbary Lion, Bubal Hartebeest, Bushwren, Canarian Black Oystercatcher, Cape Verde Giant Skink, Caribbean Monk Seal, Carolina Parakeet, Caspian Tiger, Caucasian Wisent, Colombian Grebe, Crescent …
The main reasons are for food, clothing and money and trade. Also, if they were farming and they wanted more land, they would have hunted down any animals in their way
ANSWER:Scientists believe that an asteroid six to 12 miles in diameter hit an area in Chicxulub, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico approximately 64.98 million years ago. This asteroid impact threw up billions of tons of dust into the atmosphere and blocked out the sunlight for almost half of a year, droppin…
It's complicated, but to be honest, it's likely to happen. Humans are a very advanced species, and have a basic method of survival. They can survive in tough environments all over the world. So for the entire human race to be wiped out there is one man-made theory, in which the whole world would ge…
Extinction is when the last member of a species of animal is killed. In some places the whole of ecosystems are being wiped out
Well, it tells us a lot about the relative size and weight of an animal, plus whether it was wounded at the feet, how many toes/claws and legs it had. and it could tell us how fat it was
No, they are not.
The largest extinction of animals commonly called dinosaurs was around 65 million years ago, in a time period known as the Cretaceous-Tertiary extinction event, which lasted somewhere from several to several thousand years (evidence is not determinate on the exact length of the event for several rea…
Extinction is when a animal doesn't exist any more, because all of its species has died out completely.
It Can Also Be When Only A Few Animals Live But Most Are Dead
Just Like A Mammoth is dead.
Natural disasters and a lack of necessities like food sources.
Over time, India has seen several species of plants and animals go
extinct. Some of the extinct species are the Nilgiri Holly (Ilex
gardneriana), Kerala Legume Tree (Cynometra beddomei), Courtallum
Wendlandia (Wendlandia angustifolia) and Meghalaya Sterculia
Up to 100 tonnes or more.
Barbary Lion- Panthera Leo Leo - The Barbary lion was the largest lion of the subspecies. Barbary lions had a large black mane that covered its belly and ran down its back and shoulders. Big male lions weighed in over 500 pounds and grew up to eleven feet long.DodoMoa, a giant flightless bird of New…
mammoths are - any of various lagre,hairy,extinct elephant of the genus mammuthus,expecially the wooly mammoth.I believe you are referring to a mastadon not a matador because a matador is one of those Spanish bull fighters.if you are talking about a mastadon the main difference is the eating habits.…
Millions, nearly 100 different types and species become extinct each day. Also, more animals have become extinct in human existence than in the entire history of the world. That's 1.6 billion years! Hundreds and hundreds of millions of years with actual animals.
You can find out because you can see what the animal had small feet
that means it was small or if the animal has big feet it was a big
The dire wolf (canis dirus) looked like a gray wolf (canis lupis) the only difference was that the dire wolf was bigger than the gray wolf.
There are 2370 species of plants and animals on the US Fish and Wildlife Service website; see related links.
Animals can become extinct because of environmental issues, whether it's due to a natural disaster or because people have removed their habitat. They can also be hunted to extinction.animals go extinct by not creating new life!
Some animals go extinct because they become extremely specialized for a particular environment or food item. When the environment changes, they cannot adapt fast enough, so they die out.
It became extinct in the mid to late 17th century. A lot of people say they were eaten by humans but this is false. It is true when sailors first came across them they did catch and eat them but the dodo meat was said to be very tough and fatty. The true reason they became extinct is that the sailor…
Fossil records indicate the main populations of woolly mammoths
were in northern North America and northern Eurasia .
The Mammoth also lived in Siberia, Northern Europe.
They originated from northern Africa
The earliest mammoths lived in Africa, Europe and Asia about 5
They are now extinct, but they used to lived in the North American and Eurasian prairie plains 1.7 million years ago because they ate grass.
The Passenger Pigeon. It was once the most common bird in America and had lived in enormous flocks. During the 19th century, the species went from being one of the most abundant birds in the world to extinction. They had been such a threat to farmers that the Roman Catholic bishop of Quebec formally…
No species has ever been threatened to extinction due to regulated hunting. In fact, it was hunters who demanded the establishment of our wildlife resource agencies and demanded they set seasons and bag limits.When you see a thriving population of deer, bear, and many other species- thank a hunter. …
The Answer to that is Earth We as a people destroy their habitat or our greed wipes out entire species. The rainforest is being cut down millions of species become extinct every day . The Polar ice caps are melting more species will go there too. Urban built areas in developing countrise will dest…
Megalodon did exist. Their teeth were commonly found fossils for
hundreds of years before it was discovered that they were actually
the teeth of a giant shark. Before that, they thought that the
teeth were the petrified tongues of dragons! Megalodon were sharks,
that may have been up to 50 feet long…
Extinction happens because of one of three reasons; 1- the animal can not adapt to the environmental changes if they are occurring.2- the animal has competition with another species that either takes over their territory or wiping out their main source of prey.3- if this relates to modern times, ext…
Some extinct New Zealand animals are:
Moa - a huge flightless bird
South Island kōkako
South Island goose
North and South Island adzebills
North Island takahē
Bachman's Warbler is a bird that is thought to be extinct in
Alabama. Alabama is home to other endangered and threatened
species, such as the Bald Eagle.
The nearly extinct ivory billed woodpecker once was found there, as
was the extinct Carolina parakeet. The bald eagle is found there in
Most palaeontologists believe compsognathus was the smallest dinosaur, but recent discoveries of an a dinosaur, micropachycephalosaurus that may be the smallest dinosaur ever and has the longest name ever given to a dinosaur!The smallest dinosaur is said to be the compsognathus.Its just 2 feet long …
Extinction is caused by a change in a species environment. The
members of a species may not have adaptions that allow them to
survive and reproduce in the changed environments.
Extiction may also be caused by catastrophic upheavils that perish
the entire living matter of that place and if an organ…
Extinct Species: The species no longer present in its original range or as a distinct species elsewhere.
In north america and euorpe and south america.
That isn't a simple question to answer. Animals don't become extinct in a matter of months or even years. Long-term factors slowly reduce the population. The fewer animals there are, the more congested the gene pool becomes and the smaller the knock that is needed to push the species over the edge.
As we all know, animals and plants are interrelated!! They are very important to one another. so, if one of them became extinct, most probably, the other one will also get extinct and if you think more deeply,
1.people's consumption of plants and animals is much faster than their production
Passenger pigeon, Carolina paraquet.
It was actually in 1681. After being discovered, merely a centry
The dodo bird was very easy to catch. Due to this fact people,
dogs, rats, even pigs, would hunt and kill the bird
indiscriminately and eat its eggs. this meant the only 200 years
after the bird was discovered, it became extinct.
The partial sequence of the mastodon genome shows the African elephant's ancestor diverged some 26 million years ago. Next to diverge were the mammoth and Asian lineage at 7.6 million years then the Asian diverged from the mammoth about 6.7 million years ago.Original Paper: http://biology.plosjourna…
A dire wolf is a wolf that lived quite some time ago. There was nothing too special about it, but it no longer exists. Another possible animal you may be talking about is the fantasy, Dire wolf. That wolf is commonly mentioned in D&D as well as many other games and books. This fantasy Dire wolf…
Acoording to wwf Chimpanzee Elephant (Asian and African) Giant panda Hawksbill turtle Humpback Whale Iberian lynx Mountain gorilla Orangutan Rhino (black, Sumatran, Javan and one-horned) Snow leopard Tiger
No, the megalodon no longer exists. This giant shark became extinct approximately 1.5 million years ago.
There are some who believe that this prehistoric creature still exists, but there is absolutely no scientific basis for this belief. Those who claim the megalodon still roams the seas can be cat…
then all the bananas would take over and all the frogs would cry which would mean people cant lay eggs.
Dodo birds became extinct because they were flightless and couldn't
move very quick. They were hunted and killed by many animals,
including humans, until they were finally extinct.
they were hunted some didn't have enough food to fend themselves
off and climates changed in some places, just like e…
they competed along side other loner predators and lost this also killed off cave bear and smilodon humans won cause of throwing spears
Improved: Why/How did these animals become extinct? Many hypotheses exist. The Dire Wolf skeleton is more stout than that of the Gray Wolf, suggesting an adaptat…
The Hokkaido wolf became extinct because the Meiji government saw the wolf as a threat to ranching, which they strongly supported. So they put a bounty on wolves and started a Direct Chemical Campain to poison them. I just hope that we aren't stupid enough to do this again.
The quagga was a recently extinct subspecies of the Plains Zebra. Indigenous to South Africa, it once roamed Cape Province and parts of South Africa in great numbers.
Unlike other zebras, with their full-body black and white stripes, the quagga was striped only on the front part of its body, with i…
Endangered does not mean extinct.
Extinct means all specimens of that species are gone.
Endangered means that the species is in danger of
In the United States alone, there are 496 animals listed on the endangered species list, and 735 plants listed on the endangered species list.
There are many plants and animals that are extinct. Six extinct
plants and are: Mason River Myrtle, Hawaii Ruta Tree, Dodo Bird,
Bali Tiger, Western Black Rhino and Saber-tooth Cat.
Thyllacine, the "marsupial wolf" was hunted into extinction, as was
the passenger pigeon and probably the moa. Competition for
resources can drive species into extinction. Disease and predators
also take their toll. Insecticides like DDT weaken bird egg shells
so that fewer of them hatch. Loss of ha…
There are too many to name. However, one famous example is the thylacine, sometimes referred to as the Tasmanian tiger. They were falsely accused of killing lots of livestock, and hence people hunted them to extinction. Another example is the passenger pigeon. There were billions of them in North Am…
Animals that are "extinct" cannot be hunted. When they are extinct, that means there are none of them living.
"Should supposedly extinct birds be hunted for, in an effort to rediscover them?"
Yes, since the rediscovery of a supposedly extinct bird brings it back into play, possibly enrich…
either they couldn't deal with the climate change around 10,000 years ago, or they were hunted to extinction by early humans
Because it disappeared at 1,700 B.C.
No one is certain why the mammoth became extinct. They died. They
may have succumb to climate change at the end of the last Ice Age.
Other theories are related to the arrival of modern humans, which
may have spread diseases that were fatal to mammoths, or
The biggest reason was over hunting, but deforestation also contributed.
The Passenger Pigeon was the largest species of birds, during the 1800's. It contained more individuals than all other North American birds combined. But sadly, by 1900s that powerful population had been reduced to one bird na…
Dinosaurs, and polar bears and panda's may be extinct if people stop bear hunting and killing these precious animal.
Estimates for Megalodon's length suggest that it was between 40 and 50 feet in length.
The Thylacine (Thylacinus cynocephalus, also known as the Tasmanian Tiger and sometimes the Tasmanian Wolf), became extinct during the 20th century. The last known specimen died in the Hobart Zoo on the 7th of September, 1936. It was hunted to extinction after a bounty was placed on it as a livesto…
The Elephant Bird (Aepyornis maximus)They are extinct as of the 17th century. But prior to their perpetual absence, they lived and roamed the great plains of Madagascar, a large island off the east coast of Africa. This feathered beauty was the largest bird to ever live (in comparison to known ances…
The term 'Great Apes' encompasses all species of ape. Gorillas,
chimpanzees, orangutans, and bonobos live in Africa and parts of
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Recent studies indicate that tuberculosis may have been partly responsible for the extinction of the mastodon 10,000 years ago.Another influencing factor to their eventual extinction in America during the late Pleistocene may have been the presence of Paleo-indians, who entered the American continen…
There are lots of animal that are extinct, but can you be more specific? Like a name?
Generally speaking, meat. More specifically, medium to large game, such as Mammoths. Similodon is thought to have hunted in prides, like modern day lions, when food was plentiful.
Why would a Mammoth be in South America? Macrochenia would probably be the most common prey for a Smilodon.
Yes. Scientists believe that they died out approximately 1.5 million years ago. See the related link for a picture. *That is the popular thinking, but there is evidence to the contrary. As well, the ceolecanth was believed to have been extinct for millions of years. Until people began catching them.…
Adult mammoths only had one natural predator, the saber toothed cat. Unprotected mammoth calves could have been hunted by many large predators, such as cave hyenas, flat faced bears, American lions, saber toothed cats, and Dire wolves, to name a few. Prehistoric humans also hunted mammoths, includin…
Mammoths looked similar to elephants except for a few differences:
They had very long, curved tusks that curved inwards.
They usually had long brown hair for insulation, although some
mammoths such as the Columbian Mammoth are thought to have had
They had tiny ears compared to moder…
-Woolly Mammoth -Sabber Tooth Tigers
about 65 million years ago
It has been estimated that 1 to 4 billion species of animals have
already gone extinct. Some animals that have gone extinct are the
American Mastodon, Dire Wolf, Florida Spectacled Bear, and the Dodo
Dinosaurs were extinct due to a meteor that hit the earth.
There were many types of elephant like animals that went extinct. Some didn't look like the elephants we have today. The Moeritherium looked much more like a hippo or tapiar, but was a relative of modern day elephants. There were also the mammoths, mastodons, and several other species that had shove…
The Megalodon weights about 50-60 tons. That would be the average weight of the Megalodon. But the biggest was 103 tons! WOW ! That's big! By: Dawnydawn664 and wareThe maximum weight C. megalodon could reach is, to be
quite honest, unknown to science. It depends on the lenght of each
The Thylacine (Thylacinus cynocephalus, also known as the Tasmanian Tiger and sometimes the Tasmanian Wolf, became extinct during the 20th century. The last known specimen died in the Hobart Zoo on the 7th of September, 1936. It was hunted to extinction after a bounty was placed on it as a livestoc…
There were many species of saber toothed cat, and fossils of them have been found in the Americas, Eurasia, and Africa. One of the most famous genera of saber toothed cat was Smilodon. They were primarily adapted for life in the grasslands, because that is where their large prey, such as mammoths an…
No extinction is as well documented as that of the New Zealand Moa (pronounced mo-ah). It was a large flightless bird of the order Dinornithiformes. Weighing up to 250Kg and 2.5 metres high, it was hunted to extinction by the Maoris by about 400 years ago.The Moa occupied the ecological niche in New…
An extinct species is a species of organisms which no longer exists on the planet or has ceased to exist. OR
An extinct species is a species that has completely disappeared from the planet i.e. a single living specimen of which, neither male nor female, exists on earth.