Exactly how many extinct animals are there in the world?
== == 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. There you will find a list that, excluding the dinosaurs, includes thousands of extinct animals, birds, fish, reptiles, etc. Consider that well over 90% of all the life forms that ever existed on earth are extinct, a complete list would be huge.
Too many to count 1,000s 10,000s 100,000s 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 about how many, they say something like "It's hard to say how many animals are…
Many animals are endangered because of human activity. There are actually trillions of species. 1% of all the animals are extinct and 99% are endangered. The examples of extinct animals are dinosaurs, dodo birds, sabe-tooth tiger, woolly mammoths, etc. The percentage of extinct animals are very slowly increasing because of hunting, habitat destruction, global warming, or loss of food.