Articles On Extinct Animals

Extinction Not Just A Scientific Matter


The extermination of species has always been a usual part of growth. Many articles on extinct animals made it clear that the fossil record reveals that since life initiated about thousands of years ago the huge bulk of species that have survived are now extinct. Extinct species outnumber living species by a part of possibly a thousand to one.

Nowadays we are in the middle of a sixth extinction episode that started nearly 50,000 years ago however is now speeding up in a distressing speed! This extinction episode is not a natural happening, however is caused straightforwardly or indirectly by humans.

Most current extinctions have been linked with European development in the 15th and 16th century. On the other hand, in a few parts of the world a few species are known to have become extinct prior to the entrance of the Europeans. For instance, the Polynesians who colonized the Hawaiian Island in the 4th, 5th, and 6th centuries may have been accountable for the loss of around 50 of the 100 or so species of widespread land birds in the period between their influx and that of the Europeans.

Endangered species must be secluded and saved with the intention that upcoming generations can face their occurrence and importance.

As per news paper articles on extinct animals there are many extinct or endangered animals in this world. Some of them are as follows:  

African Elephant, African Wild Dog, American Alligator, Asian Lion, Atlantic Ridley, Atlantic Salmon, Bald Eagle, Black Footed Ferret, Black Lemur, Blue Whale, Bowhead Whale, California Condor, Carolina Parakeet, Cheetah, Chimpanzee, Coelacanth, Dodo, Eastern Cougar, Eskimo Curlew, Fin Whale, Florida Manatee, Galapagos Flightless, Cormorant, Galapagos Flightless, Gaur, Gavial, Giant Anteater, Giant Armadillo, Giant Panda, Gorilla, Great Auk, Greater Prairie Chicken, Green Turtle, Grey Whale, Grizzly Bear, Humpback Whale, Imperial Parrot, Indian Rhinoceros, Jaguar, Japanese Crested Ibis, Kagu, Kakapo, Komodo Dragon, Leatherback Turtle, Leopard, Loggerhead Turtle, Mediterranean Monk Seal, Monkey Eating Eagle, Mountain Gorilla, Orangutan, Passenger Pigeon, Peregrine Falcon, Piping Plover, Pronghorned Antelope, Przewalski's Horse, Pygmy Hippopotamus, Sea Otter, Sei Whale, Shortnose Sturgeon, Snow Leopard, Takahe, Tapir, Tiger, Trumpeter Swan, Vancouver Island Marmot, White Pelican, White Rhinoceros, Whooping Crane, Wild Ass, Wild Yak.

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